More than 67,000 children ages 0 to 5 in California have been diagnosed with disabilities. Many more children live with undiagnosed disabilities, hindering their ability to play and learn. Early diagnosis and provision of supportive services can help improve the quality of life for these children.
FIRST 5 realizes every child develops at a different rate and in different ways. By understanding developmental milestones, parents and caregivers can be more aware of their child’s needs and provide the necessary support to encourage healthy growth and development.
- Services for Children with Disabilities or Special Needs
- Resources for Reading Aloud to Special Needs Children
PHP - Parents Helping Parents
Parents Helping Parents (PHP) strives to improve the quality of life for any child with special need of any age, through educating, supporting and training their primary caregivers.
Call 408.727.5775 for support and services.
The City of San José, All Access Recreation and Sports
The City of San José, All Access Recreation and Sports offers recreation, sports programs and services for people with disabilities of all ages. We offer play programs, social clubs, leisure education, support groups, and many different sports! Program information can be found at http://www.sanjoseca.gov/prns/therapeutics/default.asp