Special Needs Network, Inc.



Christmas Care Exchange 11 / Lunch with Santa

Free and Open to the public
Join us for a free holiday celebration that will include brunch, family resources, games, live music, holiday arts and crafts, education and a toy give-away. Participants are welcomed to stay for Parks After Dark Program activities and food from 2pm-6pm

  • Mona Park located at 2291 E 121st St. Willowbrook, CA 90222
  • 12:00pM - 3:00PM

  • December 21, 2019

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14th Annual Back 2 School Community Health + Resource Fair

Back 2 School is the biggest inclusion healthcare + resource fair in Los Angeles for children with developmental disabilities and their families. The event will bring out resource vendors to provide families with medical, dental, developmental, and mental health screenings, pro bono legal clinic, and educational workshops to improve overall health and wellness, and more.

  • Earvin "Magic" Johnson Park – at Avalon Blvd. and 126th
  • 10:00am – 2:00pm

  • August 17, 2019

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South L.A. Gets Fit

Join Special Needs Network and Anthem Blue Cross Foundation in a 12-month  FREE Nutrition, Training and Empowerment Program. Meet other members of the South LA health, autism, disability, education and social justice community while getting in the best shape of your life. Experience the thrill of victory by walking / running in a professional race, win prizes, a medal and become a role model for your family and community.

  • Norman O. Houston Park | 4800 S La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90008
  • 7:15am-8:30am

  • May 11, 2019

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5K Walk/Run + Family Fun Day

This free family-fun day celebration will include: Healthy snacks, Family resources, Games, Free Health screenings, DJ Music and Zumba, Arts and Crafts, Raffles and MORE. Make a day and gather your friends, family, or co-workers!

Participants of this event will have access to Earlybird registration for our Joe Patton Academy Camp (JPAC) Inclusive Summer Camp.

  • Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Park | 4100 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
  • 8am-11am

  • April 13, 2019

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A Pink Pump Affair 11

All proceeds from the event will benefit SNN’s Joe Patton Academy Camp (Camp JPAC) – the only free summer inclusion camp in South Los Angeles for kids with autism and related disabilities and their siblings. The summer camp benefits more than 300 local children.

  • The Beverly Hilton Hotel  | 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • 12:30–3pm

  • May 19, 2019

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Education Townhall

This year’s Townhall will feature workshops covering a range of educational, health and advocay topics for parents, professionals and community. The workshops will be complimented with a comprehensive resource fair which will provide invaluable resources and tools necessary to access special needs services for kids, teens and adults. 

  • Wayfinder Family Services | 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
  • 7:30am to 12pm

  • April 27, 2019

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UCLA Autism Genetics and Human Diversity Project

We are looking for a few good families…
Day-long event // At least 1 parent or caregiver must be present // Free food, resources, and childcare // Participants can be of any age // Families will be compensated $250.00, plus $150 for each additional child with ASD subject to meeting eligibility requirements // Families must be willing to participate in prescreening interviews, and complete pre and post event questionnaires and surveys.

  • 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
  • 8am-4pm

  • February 23, 2019

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Parent Advocacy Mentor (PAM) Cycle 22 / Los Angeles

Calling all Parents…
ONLY 30 Spots OPEN! First Come, First Served! Space is limited, please register EARLY if you are really interested in meeting the 6 week, 18-hour intensive training program, please respond + register with the number of attendees by emailing: Connie Chavarria

  • Wayfinder Family Services / 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
  • 9:00 am - 12:30pm

  • February 17, 2018

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