Angeles Especiales Parent Support Group
Email: helen2508@yahoo.com
Telephone: (909) 699-3614 (Send text-preferred method)
We are a support group and provide Psycho-Educational counseling to
families. We offer classes on special education services, INCLUSION, existing
benefits in the Inland Empire, Religious education for parents who would like
their family member to receive the Sacraments of God’s Law, Folklorico dance
classes and socialization activities. We guide parents with completing
scholarship applications through PossAbilities (accommodations in their
homes, equipment or for alternative therapies) and have a free Bike Program
sponsored by UCPIE for individuals with the diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and
Down Syndrome.
Method of conducting meetings: Virtual
Serving San Bernardino County
Website: https://www.angelesespeciales.org/?
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Autism Society Inland Empire
Email: Cgarcia@ieautism.org
Telephone: 951-220-6922
Creates connections, empowering everyone in Autism
community with the resources needed to live fully.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Website: https://ieautism.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSocietyInlandEmpire/

Broad Spectrum Broader Minds
Email: Broadspectrumbroaderminds@gmail.com
Telephone: (562) 415-5648
Support Group in Moreno Valley
Serving the Riverside County & San Bernardino County
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/broadspectrum.broaderminds.7

Capacidades Diferentes
Email: Hada06@rocketmail.com
Telephone: 951-665-2756
We share resources with communities in effort to promote self-advocacy and
nourishing local leadership.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1076171812515086/

Corazones Especiales
Email: Susana4maciel@gmail.com
Phone: (909) 740-4880
A group created to help the community with different skills. Provides
resources to parents to advocate, request services, and guide them in Special
Education, Regional Center services, Social Security, etc. in Spanish and English.
It covers all Developmental Disabilities.
Serving San Bernardino County & parents in school district
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/606182729436159

Fiesta Educativa Inc. – High Desert
Email: Cnavarro@fiestaeducativa.org
Telephone: 323-221-6696 x302
Non-profit organization that provides workshops and resources for our
population with special needs to learn to navigate the systems: educational,
legislative, health, as well as learn to access local, state and federal benefits
and services independently. In Person & Virtual
Serving the High Desert, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Website: www.fiestaeducativa.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fiestaeducativainc/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fiestaeducativa/?hl=en

Ganas
Email: info@theganas.org
Telephone: Both leaders
GANAS, a 501c3 non-profit organization empowering parents with advocacy
strategies and knowledge of systems that manage the resources and services
of people with special needs.
Serving Coachella Valley
Website (English link): https://www.theganas.org/services
Website (Spanish link): https://es.theganas.org/services
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/winwithganas

Grupo de Apoyo Psicoeducativo en el Valle de Coachella
Email: valledecoachella@gmail.com
Telephone: (760) 534-4842
We are a non-profit, Hispanic parent support group that assists and empowers
parents and guardians with children with special needs. We offer
psychoeducational support services, educational workshops, trainings, and
resources for parents and guardians to develop their skills and strategies.
Serving Coachella Valley
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2124063101216753

Grupo Especial
Liliana Cervantes-Valenzuela
Email: esiquiocervantes33@gmail.com
Telephone: 909-501-6878
A group that shares resources and supports the importance of mental health
for parents with children with special needs. Parents in the school district.
Serving San Bernardino County
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2799682086739516/about

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)
Email: gaby.ayalajacquez@iehp.org
Telephone: 760-625-5058
Serving Coachella Valley and Lower Desert

Inland Empire Latino Coalition, SEALS
Email: florajm4@msm.com
Telephone: 909-697-5149
Advocates and educates the community with resources to guide families and
individuals towards a better quality of life. The coalition has organized many
workshops that have empowered many parents, teachers, and students to
work collaboratively in finding innovative ways to ensure successful outcomes
for students.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Inland Regional Center
Email: Mrodriguez@inlandrc.org, Lgarnica@inlandrc.org
Telephone: 909-495-3710 & 909-890-4781
Inland Regional Center is one of 21 regional centers in the state of California
serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Website: https://www.inlandrc.org

Ives Torres Foundation y Padres con Poder
Email: ivestorresfoundation@gmail.com or
padresconpoderservice@gmail.com
Telephone: 951-733-2489 (Text)
Ives Torres Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing
support to Special Needs individuals of all ages and their families. Our goal is
to create opportunities for Special Needs individuals that promote inclusion in
the community.
Padres con Poder is an organization that supports families and individuals with
functional diversity, offering training to develop their ability to advocate for
their rights. We offer events for families that promote integration into the
community
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Website: https://www.ivestorresfoundation.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ivestorresfoundation/
https://www.facebook.com/capacitate365/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ivestorresfoundation
https://www.instagram.com/padres_con_poder/

No estas Solo!! Padres Exepcionales, (NESPE) por la Inclusion
Email: Inclusionc10ps@gmail.com
Phone: (760) 288-6229
This group supports parents of special children, learning to advocate and seek
services, resources for their children, workshops and training, and in the areas
of systems involved in supporting our children with these exceptional
characteristics.
Method: Virtual
Serving Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs y dentro del Valle de Coachella
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/109019413127021

Padres Excepcionales
Email: PadresExcepcionales@gmail.com
Telephone: (909) 891-1013
This is a support group to connect and share as families with special needs.
Serving San Bernardino County
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/padres.excepcionales.5

Resistencia Inclusiva
Email: rosa4443@gmail.com
Telephone: (714) 699-6980
We are a group of parents with children that have developmental disabilities,
including Down Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and others. We collaborate
with other professionals in the field of special education who provide advice,
support and supplementary academic material designed specifically for the
needs of each individual. We create and disseminate practical information to
parents to help guide them in helping their child overcome deficiencies in
various areas of their intellectual, academic and social development.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Email: Patricia.Herrera@scdd.ca.gov
Office: 909-890-1259, Cell:951-315-4281
The State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is established by state
and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with
developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports,
they need.
Serving San Bernardino, Riverside, and the counties of Inyo & Mono
Website: https://scdd.ca.gov

TASK
Email: Susiev@taskca.org
Telephone: 909-694-6285
TASK specializes in special education support for people with disabilities and
their families. Provides emotional support and educate parents about special
education systems and processes, so that they can be more effective
participants in their child’s education.
Serving San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, and Spring
Valley Counties
Website: https://taskca.org

United Cerebral Palsy Inland Empire (UCPIE)
Email: jannett@ucpie.org
Telephone: 760 321-8184 Ext 9
UCPIE’s services are community based. Services provided are in-home respite
care, Skill Builders after-school and summer programs, adaptive sports – team
freedom, and resource and referral services by appointment, over the phone,
and on social media.
Serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Website: https://ucpie.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ucpinlandempire