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A Walk on Water

A Walk on Water (AWOW) is a group that provides surf therapy to children of all disabilities, to let everyone experience the ”stoke” of surfing.



Through 25 locations across Southern California, AbilityFirst provides programs for children and adults with disabilities and special needs services to help participants reach their full potential throughout their lives.

The Family Resource Center

(559) 229-2000

When families have a child born with a disability, born prematurely, face chronic illnesses or are struggling with family distress they come to EPU Children’s Center to receive the highest quality services, education and compassionate support.

The Help Group


Runs services such as schools, serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, developmental delays, abuse and emotional problems.



Providing recreational opportunities for children with mental or physical disabilities

Support For Families of Children with Disabilities

(415) 282-7494

All Support for Families services are provided free of charge to families and the professionals who work with them.

The YMCA of San Diego County


San Diego Regional Center Respite - In-Home respite is care provided in the child's home by YMCA staff to care for children with developmental disabilities. Out-of-Home respite is care provided outside of the child's home in a licensed child care facility. Care may be provided either in a licensed child care center or in a licensed family child care home. Family child care homes are run by individuals who are licensed by the state to have a child care business in their home.

Special Spaces San Francisco


Special Spaces creates dream rooms for children with life-threatening chronic illness to help create a sanctuary for them during this difficult time.

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