Disabilities

and special needs are important to address early, to get expert help that will give your child the best start in life. Speaking to your pediatrician about your concerns about possible delays in developing physical, cognitive, communication, social or other skills can help. He or she can direct you to getting a free evaluation of possible issues and special services for early intervention for your child, which are available throughout Los Angeles County.

Autism Series: Autism in Low-Income Communities

Autism Series: Autism in Low-Income Communities

Autism Series: Autism in Low-Income Communities For many LA County families, paying the rent and keeping food on the table is enough to incur significant stress and strain. Now imagine what can happen when a struggling family has a child with autism. Without early...

A Lesson in Life

A Lesson in Life

A Lesson in LifeConnie Smith's life has taken many twists and unexpected turns, especially after leaving her full-time job as an elementary school teacher to stay home with her youngest child."My son was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and, at the time, he needed...

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