Disability Services

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Name Contact Description
ARC of Amador and Calaveras :209-754-4001
Services for people with developmental disabilities
Blind Support :209-754-5738
Bonnie Danielson, MFT :209-754-3023 Parenting issues, custody, school problems, families dealing with disabilities, loss, geriatric issues, grief, co-parenting
Calaveras County Special Education Program :209-736-6016 Testing and educational services for those individuals who are certified disabled.
Calaveras Transit :209-754-4450
Serving Calaveras and adjacent counties
Child Health/Disability Prevention (CHDP) :209-754-6460 County Public Health Department. Find and treat health problems in children birth to age 21
Children's Inclusive Care Council (CICC) of Amador and Calaveras :209-754-6914 The purpose of the council is to establish a collaboration of agencies and individuals that promote and support inclusion for all children
Children's System of Care :209-754-6525 Offers Parents Unplugged, a parent support meeting for parents and caregivers of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Call for meeting times and location.
Common Ground Senior Servies/ Senior Nutrition :209-223-3015
Lunches for incapacitated, disabled and senior citizens in San Andreas, Angels Camp, Arnold, West Point, Valley Springs, Burson, Mountain Ranch, and Murphys. Offers transportation.
Council on Developmental Disabilities :209-473-6930
State of California Area Board 6. A referral, education and advocacy service for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living :209-532-0963
DRAIL offers information referrals and other services to individuals with disabilities
The Resource Connection Early Childhood Programs :209-772-3980
(Head Start/Early Head Start) Full day/part day preschool & infant toddler centers. Prenatal home visiting. Must be income eligible or have a special need.
Early Start: Calaveras Early Intervention Specialist :209-736-6053 Helps families locate services for their infants and toddlers who are premature, have health problems or may be delayed in their development. A free service.
In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) :209-754-6452 Domestic services available to the disabled and elderly. Eligibility guidelines required.
Mind Matters :209-728-2184 A Comprehensive Treatment Center serving families affected by ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities. Offers workshops and classes to educate.
Movers and Shakers :209-296-2575 Parkinsons and other Neurological disorders support group
Outlook (A WATCH Program) :209-736-9146 A day program with classes on life skills for the handicapped. Library services for the Blind and Dyslexia.
Public Guardian/Probate Conservative Program :209-754-6448 A program for Calaveras County residents who are not able, due to grave disability or incompetency...
Sierra Wind Wellness Center :209-223-1956
Offers a variety of services for those individuals who have experienced or are experiencing some form of emotional disorder...
Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC) :209-754-1871 Evaluation, screening, and assistance for developmental disabilities.
WATCH Program :209-533-0510 Provides supportive housing, vocational, educational, recreational, and transportation services to adults with developmental disabilities.
Anne Roeth :209-296-5328 Infant Development Specialist
Kitty Dennis, MA., M.T. :209-795-5244
Lisa Pickens :209-952-9738
Rosalyn Vermeulen :209-483-7009 Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
American Council of the Blind :800-424-8666
American Foundation for the Blind :800-232-5463
American Speech-Language Hearing Association :800-638-8255
Arthritis Foundation :800-283-7800
Brain Injury Center :800-444-6443
California Relay Services :800-735-2929 Relay telephone calls between TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf and Disabled) and voice callers
California Telephone Access Program :800-806-1191
Provides adaptive telecommunications equipment for all disabilities
Captioned Films for the Deaf :800-237-6213
Children's Craniofacial Association :800-535-3643
Cornelia de Lange Foundation :800-223-8355
Council of Citizens with Low Vision INT :800-733-2258
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission :800-669-3362
Family Resource Network :800-847-3030 Support and information for families with children who have special needs
Hear Now-National Hearing Aid Bank :800-648-HEAR (648-4327)
Infant Development Association of California (IDA) :916-453-8801
International Hearing Society/Hearing Aid Helpline :800-521-5247
Job Accommodation Network :800-526-7234
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation :800-541-5454
National Adoption Center for Special Needs & Physically Disabled Children :800-TO-ADOPT (862-3678)
National Center to Prevent Blindness America :800-221-3004
National Council on Disability :202-272-2004
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities :800-695-0285
National Down Syndrome Congress :800-232-NDSC (232-6372)
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities :800-695-0285
National Organization on Disability :646-505-1191
National Rehabilitation Information Center :800-34-NARIC (346-2742)
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic :800-221-4792
Services for the Blind and Handicapped :800-424-8567
Tourette's Syndrome Association :800-237-0717
UC Davis M.I.N.D Institute :916-703-0280 The ultimate goal of the institute is to find a cause, effective treatments and cures for neurodevelopmental disorders. A referral is needed.
Zero to Three :800-899-4301