Support Groups

The K.E.N. Project
2369 Calabasas Road
Number 540
Calabasas, CA 91302
818-222-8118
www.kenproject.com

Mom’s Club
www.momsclub.org

The Aut Spot
www.theautspot.com

LA Autism Parents Group
www.meetup.com/NE-LA-Autism-Parents-Group

Cultivar y Crecer
(Spanish Speaking Support Group)
North Los Angeles County Regional Center
9200 Oakdale Ave., Suite 100
Chatworth, CA 91311
(818) 374-9107 or 818-786-0001

Fiesta Educativa
161 South Avenue 24
Los Angeles, CA 90031
323-221-6696
www.fiestaeducativa.org

Social Skills Groups

CDI Social Skills Groups
Child Development Institute
818-888-4559
www.cdikids.org

Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills (PEERS) at CSUN
Dr. Dee Shepherd-Look
818-677-3429
dshepherd-look@csun.edu

Dr. Bruce Gale
818-788-2100
www.lunchgroups.com

Social Coaching Club
5000 North Parkway Calabasas Suite 103

Calabasas, CA  91302
5353 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite 209
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818-379-3340
Socialcoachingclub.com

Social Stories & Additional Helpful Online Social Skills Resources:

Social Thinking
www.socialthinking.com

Carol Gray Social Stories
Carolgraysocialstories.com

Teachers Pay Teachers (Social Stories)
www.teacherspayteachers.com

Children’s Hair Salons

Snipits
16101 Ventura Blvd. Ste. #125
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 788-8869
www.snipits.com

Lollicut Children’s Hair Salon
18663 Ventura Blvd., Suite 128
Tarzana, CA 91356
818-342-6171
www.lollicut.com

Community Classes and Activities

CDI Early Learning Center
7260 Owensmouth Avenue
Canoga Park, CA 91303
818-712-0453
www.cdikids.org

Special-Fit
San Fernando Valley
818-321-2936
www.special-fit.com

We Rock the Spectrum
Kids sensory gym – various locations
818-708-0860
www.werockthespectrumkidsgym.com

Ballet for All Kids
Classical Ballet training for children
with Special Needs
16422 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
805-524-5503
www.balletforallkids.com

GuiDANCE Autism
Dance & Movement Classes
11105 Weddington St.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
424-265-7473
www.GuiDANCEAutism.com

Special Needs Hockey
8750 Van Nuys Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402
www.calspecialhockey.com

Soccer Shots
Local Parks
Ages 2-8 – inclusive program
(310) 857-6560
www.soccershots.org/losangeles

My Little Swimmer
5454 Oakdale Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
818-716-1582
www.mylittleswimmer.com

Sensory Friendly Films
www.amctheatres.com/progrsms/sensory-friendly-films

Sensory Friendly Sundays at Chuck E Cheese
Open 2 hours early on the first Sunday of each month (reduced lighting/noise, trained staff)
www.chuckecheese.com/events/sensory-sensitive-sundays

Sensory Friendly Fridays at the Skirball Cultural Center
On select Fridays from 12-1:30 (reduced visitors, quiet galleries, sensory bags, relaxed music)
www.skirball.org/programs/family-programs/sensory-friendly-fridays

Because We Can Because We Care Equine Therapy Program
818-640-7952 – Dave M. Drulias
www.bwc2.org

Surfing for children on the autism spectrum
www.surfershealing.org

Shane’s Inspiration Playgrounds:
www.shanesinspiration.org
Brandon’s Village-Gates Canyon Park
25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd
Calabasas, CA 91302
Shadow Ranch Park
22633 Vanowen Street
West Hills, CA 91307

Preschools

These schools have been recommended by CDI families. Different schools meet the needs of different children.

Westminster Presbyterian Church Preschool
3211 Watergate Road
Westlake Village, CA 91361
818-889-1493
https://wpcwestlake.org

Born Learners
28343 Agoura Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
818-991-7752
www.bornlearnersschool.com

Partners in Learning
5251 Chesebro Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
818-865-8600
www.partnersinlearningpre.com

Oak Park Neighborhood School
1010 Kanan Road
Oak Park, CA  91377
(818) 707-7742
www.oakparkusd.org

Calabasas Klubhouse
3655 Old Topanga Canyon Road
Topanga, CA 90290
818-222-9791
www.calabasasklubhouse.org

The Children’s Corner Play Center
1555 Valley Drive
Topanga, CA 90290
310-455-3963

West Hills Preschool
23350 Welby Way
West Hills, CA 91307
818-704-8274

Woodland Hills Private School
22555 Oxnard St
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Preschool 818-348-6563
www.woodlandhillsprivateschool.com

St. Mel’s Pre-School
5130 Serrania Ave
Woodland Hills CA 91364
818-340-3180
www.stmel.org

Canoga Park Methodist Pre-School
22700 Sherman Way
West Hills, CA 91307
818-340-6639
www.umccp.org

Kirk of the Valley
19620 Vanowen St
Reseda, CA 91335
(818) 344-1242
www.kirkschool.org

Child’s World- Encino & Woodland Hills
6100 Lindley Avenue and 5414 Capistrano Ave
Encino, CA and Woodland Hills, CA
818-343-8122 and 818-224-4040
www.childsworldschool.com

Maggy Haves
6100 Coldwater Canyon Av
North Hollywood, CA 91606
818-763-8359
www.maggyhaves.com

Legal Support & Advocates

Law Offices of Sarit Ariam Special Education Law & Advocacy
23275 Ventura Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818-992-5770
www.saritlaw.com

Law Offices of Arlene Bell
1158 26th Street, Suite 269
Santa Monica, CA 90403
310-829-2029
Arlene@arlenebell.com
www.arlenebell.com

Law Offices of Russell Ching
Encino, CA 91316
818-939-5127
Russell.chingesq@gmail.com

Law Offices of Kelman & Kelman
12711 Ventura Blvd., Suite 410
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: (818) 386-2800
GJKelman@SpecialKidsAttorney.com
www.specialkidsattorney.com
*Bilingual support available

Lori Waldinger, M.A.
Advocate/Educational Consultant
2354 Teasley St.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
818-957-0332
www.loriwaldinger.com

Mark Woodsmall, ESQ, Attorney
Woodsmall Law Group
2076 Lincoln Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-684-3472, ext. 101
www.woodsmalllawgroup.com

Dina Kaplan – Attorney NAV Law
14001 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
818-990-7722 ext. 214
www.navlaw.net
*Bilingual support available

Andrea Lorant – Advocate
6520 Platt Ave., #813
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 343-2227
alorant@gmail.com
www.andrealorant.com

Law Offices of Hirji & Chau
Bonnie Yates, JD
5173 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
310-391-0330
bonnie@rkhlawoffice.com
www.lawyer4children.com

Nidya P. Paredes, Attorney
310-909-9808
www.nidyaparedeslaw.com
nidyaparedes@gmail.com
*Bilingual support available

Family Focus Resource Center – San Fernando Valley (Main Office)
18111 Nordhoff St, E-109
Northridge, CA 91330-8265
818-677-6854
www.csun.edu/family-focus-resource-center