New to Autism or Ventura County? Do we have info for you!
Resources listed on this website have been gathered by our membership to include information and services that have been helpful to local families. ASVC does not endorse any particular service, therapy, business, or professional listed on our site. Individuals and families are encourage to research each listing to make sure that the offered services can meet their individual needs.
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Looking for resources on Special Care Planning and Trusts? Thanks to CRPD for sharing!
TCRC has published a Provider Directory on their website with search capabilities. Check it out here.
(Note: their list only includes providers who have been vendored.)
Ventura County SELPA has some great information on their site here.
The Autism Society maintains an online resource list at http://autismsource.org/
ASA has some helpful guides for new families, those raising teens, supporting sibling issues, prepping for college, and more at http://www.autism-society.org/about-us/publications/resource-materials.html.
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Here’s some other ways we can help!
Local Information and Referral
ASVC is operated by volunteers who have gained first-hand knowledge and experience regarding our school systems, local and state services, doctors and other service providers in our area. By joining, you can share in this knowledge through chapter meetings and discussions with other members. Call us at 805-496-1632
Community Talk Nights
ASVC hosts informative guest speakers on a diverse array of topics of interest to families with ASD. It is an opportunity to meet other families and professionals in your community, and expand your knowledge of key topics related to your child’s diagnosis, best practices in evidence-based treatments, and more! Check out our Events page for more info.
ASVC hosts a holiday party, summer picnic, an annual dinner benefit, as well as sponsors other special events throughout the year.
Listserves and Helpful Newsletters
- Ventura County Autism Talks - Former VCAS President Jennifer McNulty hosts a Yahoo e-group to assist in the exchange of information and access to others.
- Wrights Law – The Special Ed Advocate is a free online newsletter about special education legal and advocacy topics.
Please send us information on a list or resource you would like to recommend!
ASVC has a list of parents who have volunteered to mentor other parents through their journey. Contact us for information.
Library at the Rainbow Connection Center
ASVC maintains an extensive book and DVD collection for our members and the community to keep up on the latest best practices related to Autism research and treatment. The materials are free to borrow and can be found at the Rainbow Connection Family Resource Center located at both TCRC Offices: 2401 East Gonzales Road, Suite 100, Oxnard 93036 | 1900 E. Los Angeles Ave. Second Floor, Simi Valley, CA 93065
Select ASVC with Ventura Home Team
If you are in the market to sell or purchase a home, consider using the real estate agents at Ventura Home Team and tell them you would like to have their profits benefit ASVC. Visit their website for more information on their unique program!