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ACES, Inc. (Autism Comprehensive Ed Services)
Offers behavioral and educational services in the home, school, community and at the accredited ACES Academy.
3731 Sixth Ave., SD, 92103

Accurate Assessments of San Diego
(See listing under Assessment and Evaluation)

Advocacy Associates, Inc.
Educational consultation, psychological counseling, parent coaching, special needs assessment, vocational/transition planning for young adults.
16935 W Bernardo Dr. #122
SD, 92127

Alternative Teaching Strategy Center
Direct, 1:1, evidence-based, success-focused teaching services for individuals with Autism based on individualized learning. Visual Communication Analysis (VCA) for visual learners. 
10640 Scripps Ranch Blvd. #200
SD, 92131

Aseltine School
Helps meet the educational needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students whose needs are not being met in traditional academic settings.
4027 Normal St., SD, 92103

Audeo Charter School
Independent study and academic intervention program for grades 6–12. Includes one-on-one attention from teachers, individualized college and career planning, and flexible schedule. Offers California Cadet Corps.

Audeo Kids K-5 Homeschool 
Offers two homeschool schedules: a 5-Day Home Study Program gives parents total control of instruction delivery; a Blended Study Program includes three days of home study and two enrichment days at the Audeo Kids Resource Center.
10725 Tierrasanta Blvd., SD, 92124

Autism College
(See listing under Autism)

Balboa School
K-12 special education school.
130 Woodward Ave. 
Escondido, 92025

Banyan Tree Learning Center
Individualized assessment, remediation and educational therapy for students who have Dyslexia, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, and language-based learning disabilities to improve memory, language, processing speed, attention and executive function. Complimentary consultation.
2675 Rosecrans St.
SD, 92106

Binford I CAN, Too! Center
Services for kids with accessibility needs, including two private study rooms and computers equipped with assistive software, digital talking books for individuals enrolled with the Braille Institute’s Library Services, a homebound services program, library-by-mail program, and drive-up book return. 
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd., SD, 92101

Free memberships to U.S. schools and qualifying U.S. students for the world’s largest online library of accessible reading materials for people with vision impairment, physical impairments and severe learning or reading disabilities.

Brain Balance of San Diego
Non-medical and drug-free approach to improve academics, socialization and behavior through sensory-motor exercises, academic skills training, nutrition and confidence-building activities.
10175 Rancho Carmel Dr. #124
SD, 92128

Brain Highways
Innovative program aimed at developing the lower centers of  the brain to improve learning, focus and behavior.
285 N El Camino Real #217
Encinitas, CA 92024

Bridging Apps
Nonprofit organization dedicated to help people with disabilities choose, acquire and utilize their mobile device to better assist with communication, education and life skills.

Builders of Eloquence and Engagement, LLC (BEE, LLC)
(See listing under Behavioral and Mental Health)

Chicano Federation of San Diego County, Inc. Head Start Programs
Three fully inclusive preschool programs for families with low incomes: St. Leo’s Head Start in Solana Beach, Encinitas Head Start and Leucadia Head Start
3180 University Ave. #317
SD, 92104

Club Xcite
Provides in-home, private tutoring with a focus on executive functioning skills building techniques, supporting children and teens who struggle with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD.

Club Z In-Home Tutoring Services 
Affordable 1:1 in-home and online tutoring for all needs.

Colmena Academy
Differentiated curriculum for students with communication disorders, focusing on common core standards, embedded sensory supports and behavioral intervention. Staff trained in AAC; Spanish available as a foreign language or dual immersion.
7860 Mission Center Ct. #210
SD, 92108

Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education, Poway Unified School District
Community group that advises school board on special education and provides parent trainings.
15250 Avenue of Science
SD, 92128
858-521-2800 x2216

Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education, San Diego Unified School District 
Monthly meetings about special education in SDUSD with a parent-led organization that provides trainings, support and information.
4100 Normal St., SD, 92103

Community School of San Diego
Elementary, middle and high school programs for children with ASD and other disabilities with art, music, ABA, speech, OT, and vocational development built into the curriculum based on the student’s needs. 
4764 Santa Monica Ave.
SD, 92107

Community Transition Academy
Non-public school for emerging adults, 9th grade through transition-age (22 yrs.), who have academic, language, social, and/or behavioral challenges commonly associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Compass Academy & Learning Center
Unique school option offering a blended curriculum for students who need flexibility special education, filling academic gaps, and getting to the root of learning challenges through a combination of online learning, teacher-led instruction, and small group classes or independent learning.
2675 Rosecrans St.
SD, 92106

Compass Charter Schools
One of California’s leading TK–12th grade WASC-accredited virtual charter schools, Compass was designed for families seeking a safe, virtual environment with a solid academic foundation. The program offers online learning labs, Q and A sessions, peer mentoring, tutoring, counseling and an active AVID program.

Continuing Education Disability Support Program
Center City, Cesar Chavez,
ECC: 619-388-4812
TTY: 619-388-4811
Mid City: 619-388-4530
North City/West City: 
619-388-1800; 619-221-6977

Dyslexia Training Institute
Provides low-cost online classes for teachers, tutors, reading specialists, parents and adults in reading intervention, remediation and Dyslexia.
7424 Jackson Dr. #1B
SD, 92119

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
Programs for students ages 2-5 at various sites within SDUSD.

Ed to the Future, Inc.
Specialized tutoring for children in special education in a North County, sensory friendly environment with fully credentialed and ABA trained teachers. Se habla Español.
7040 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, CA 92011

Excelsior Academy
Nonprofit school for grades 2–12 dedicated to serving students with learning differences. Onsite DIS services and a variety of clubs, intramurals, and competitive sports teams. 
7200 Parkway Dr. #113
La Mesa, CA 91942

Excelsior North County
Individualized assessments, remediation and educational therapy for students who have Dyslexia, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, and language-based learning disabilities to improve memory, language, processing speed, attention and executive function. Complimentary consultation.
3505 Cannon Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92056

The Family & Learning Center
Helps children via Educational Coaching with Dyslexia, Auditory Processing Disorder, language-processing difficulties, ADHD, Executive Function Disorder, nonverbal learning disorders, and visual-spatial processing weaknesses with an individualized 1:1 approach.
7848 Ivanhoe Ave. 
La Jolla, CA 92037

Foundations Academy
Non-public school for grades 2–12 for students with significant challenges due to learning disabilities and/or social-emotional issues. Provides student-specific assessments and evaluations, ongoing monitoring, specialized cognitive training, intensive educational and therapeutic interventions.
3450 Clairemont Dr.
SD, 92117

Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
Specialized treatment center, residential care and private school program serving ages 12–22 who have an intellectual disability and suffer from significant mental health challenges.
3845 Spring Dr.
Spring Valley, CA 91977

Fusion Academy
Private, alternative school and comprehensive afterschool program that specializes in helping students with individualized needs.
512 Via de la Valle #201
Solana Beach, CA 92075
5060 Shoreham Pl. #130
SD, 92122

Futures Academy
Private school for grades 7-12; all students taught one-on-one.
705 Palomar Airport Rd. #340
Carlsbad, CA 92011
9915 Mira Mesa Blvd. #210
SD, 92131

Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center
(See listing under Down Syndrome)

Head Start-Neighborhood House Association
Early Childhood Education program provides comprehensive services to ages 0-5 and their families. Priority is given to low income families and/or homeless, foster children and children with disabilities.
841 S 41st St., SD, 92113

The Institute for Effective Education
Four distinct schools provide education and services to individuals with unique learning needs: K-8.

In-te-grat-iv Learning
Works with students age 5 to adult who are struggling with one 
or more learning disabilities, providing assessments and 1:1 educational therapy.
2236 Encinitas Blvd. #C
Encinitas, CA 92024

JCC’s Nierman Preschool
(See listing under Infant/Toddler Specific)

JCS Family Charter Schools
Independent, tuition-free public school with options for Homestudy, Insite (high school program for independent study) and JCS Academies where students attend class 2–4 days per week. Rigorous curriculum and unique educational approach, quality resources and choice.
Located in Julian, Murrieta, Temecula and Encinitas.
539 Encinitas Blvd. 
Encinitas, CA 92024

Jodie K. Schuller and Associates 
(See listing under Speech and Language) 

Kids on the Block of San Diego (KOBSD)
Nonprofit provides educational puppet programs (grades K-6) on disability awareness, medical and education differences, social issues and cultural diversity. Topics include: bullying, military deployment 
and more.

La Jolla Learning Works
Works one-on-one with K-12 students, offering educational therapy, academic coaching, assessment, tutoring and test prep.
7730 Herschel Ave. #N
La Jolla, CA 92037

Lead Education
Homeschool program with educational and cognitive supports, kindergarten readiness, and social skills.

The Learning Choice Academy
Free K-12 public charter homeschool serving students and parents in Chula Vista, San Diego and Scripps Ranch focused on choice; enrichment based on individual student.
Countywide locations

LePort Montessori Schools
Unique, inclusive Montessori education programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and elementary school kids in Carlsbad, Encinitas and Solana Beach, with parent resources to continue success at home.

Help with comprehension, reading, spelling and critical thinking.
445 Marine View Ave. #290
Del Mar, CA 92014
858-259-3206; 800-233-1819

Little Language Ambassadors
Native-Spanish speaking teachers inspire and educate the next generation through a 100 percent Spanish immersion program, making kids future citizens of the world through inclusive preschool, afterschool elementary and summer camp programs (18 mos-7 years). 
1635 Lake San Marcos Dr. #101
San Marcos, CA 92078

Mountain Shadows Exceptional Kids—An Inclusive Child Development Center
Play-based program provides children of all abilities 18 months-5 years an opportunity to learn in an in-home setting. Full/half day options, nutritious meals and a licensed nurse on staff for children with medical needs.
970 Los Vallecitos Blvd. #240
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-743-3714 x201

NewBridge School
Private school provides specialized instruction for students with language-based learning disabilities, Dyslexia, memory, executive functioning, and processing difficulties in grades K-8. Speech/language and occupational therapies are embedded into daily learning.
12285 Oak Knoll Rd.
Poway, CA 92064

North Coastal Consortium for Special Education
Regional, collaborative special education local planning area that supports 13 coastal school districts provide for the needs of special education students.
255 Pico Ave. #101
San Marcos, CA 92069

North County Inland Special Education Local Plan Area
Multi-district support for children enrolled in special education. 
1710 Montecito Rd.
Ramona, CA 92065

OliverMcMillan I CAN! Center
Services for teens to adults with disabilities including e-readers, large print books, Braille books and a designated librarian.
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd. SD, 92101

Pioneer Learning Center
Program for children with disabilities providing site-based and in-home ABA, speech and occupational therapies, and tutoring. 
4764 Santa Monica Ave.
SD, 92107

Rady Children’s Alexa’s Playful Learning Academy for Young Children
Inclusion program integrating early education for typically developing children and children with or at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Multiple locations
858-966-8555 San Diego
858-966-8797 Murrieta, CA

The Reading Room Dr. Lynn Thrope, Ph.D.
Offers private reading and writing instruction, diagnosis of learning problems, educational consultation, tutoring and test prep, IEP help, study strategies and comprehensive testing and evaluation of reading/language/writing abilities for learners ages 4-adult.
8383 Center Dr. #B
La Mesa, CA 91942

San Diego Center for Children
Residential program and academy offering students with Autism, learning differences and emotional challenges a caring and supportive environment for academic success.
3002 Armstrong St.
SD, 92111

San Diego Council on Literacy
Tutors and reading resources.
2515 Camino del Rio S. #239
SD, 92108

San Diego Educational Therapy
Provides 1:1 support to students with learning differences, such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, processing deficits and weaknesses in executive function. 
3604 Fourth Ave. #9
SD, 92103

Sheri Friedman, M.A. Educational Therapist
Provides educational therapy, special education advocacy, educational evaluations and Interactive Metronome, a therapeutic assessment and training program that can improve attention, concentration, motor planning and sequencing.
700 Garden View Ct. #201K
Encinitas, CA 92024

Sierra Academy- SESI Schools
Serves students K-12 who have been unsuccessful in traditional classrooms, learn differently or have identified learning disabilities. Also offers a life skills program for students up to age 22.
6460 Boulder Lake Ave.
SD, 92119

South County SELPA
Coordinates special education program development and placement for more than 11,000 students (birth through age 22) in the Coronado, Chula Vista, National City, San Ysidro, South Bay and Sweetwater School Districts.
6401 Linda Vista Rd. 
SD, 92111-7319 

Specialized Therapy Services
Team of specialists offering assistive technology, speech pathology, occupational, physical and music therapy, mental health and behavioral services, and educational resources to create an individualized program to support children with varying needs.
4204 Adams Ave. #A
SD, 92116

Computer-based program for children with Autism. 

TERI Country School
Teachers, a speech and language pathologist, an OT and behavior specialist provide an integrated program for students 6-22 with Autism/ASD, ADD/ADHD, and other disabilities. Focus is on the college bound and preparing for adult life.
251 Airport Rd.
Oceanside, CA 92058

Therapeutic Approach to Growth 
(See listing under Behavioral and Mental Health)

Think! Therapy Services
Provides 1:1 and group cognitive enhancement therapies for those with learning disabilities, sensory processing disorder, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, brain injuries, stroke, DS and high functioning ASD.
1179 Quail Gardens Ct. 
Encinitas, CA 92024

Total Education Solutions
Tutoring and services including speech, occupational therapy, preschool interventions and summer camps.
5151 Murphy Canyon Rd. #150
SD, 92123

Vista Hill Foundation Sam and Rose Stein Education Centers
Serves students (ages 5-22) with developmental disabilities (such as Autism), emotional disorders and behavioral concerns.
6145 Decena Dr., SD, 92120

The Winston School
Offers a college preparatory program for students (grades 4-12) with learning differences and those whose needs have not been met in traditional school settings.
215 Ninth St.
Del Mar, CA 92014

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