Special Needs Network, Inc.



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 3 years to 21 years old // 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

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A Pink Pump Affair X

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.

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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13th 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.

  • Mt. Carmel Recreation Center – 834 W. 70th St., Los Angeles, CA 90044
  • 10:00am – 2:00pm

  • August 18, 2018

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PAM in the Inland Empire (Fontana)

Do you want to be an Advocate for Change? Special Needs Network, Inc., in conjunction with Fontana Foundation of Hope, invites You to the 2nd session of our Workshop Series:            African-American Parent Advocacy and Engagement for Children with Special Needs in the Inland Empire. This ONE DAY training program is […]

  • Fontana Foundation of Hope – 16730 Arrow Blvd., Fontana, CA 92335
  • First Session: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm / Second Session: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

  • November 15, 2017

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12th Annual Tools for Transformation Conference

The largest comprehensive free autism/ADHD/LD conference in Los Angeles, this conference presents workshops by s renowned experts in intervention strategies, education, healthcare, and advocacy. Attendees are treated to giveaways, book signings, networking functions, and an awards luncheon which highlights the accomplishments of students with disabilities.

  • Wayfinder Family Services | 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 9004
  • 7:30am – 2:30pm

  • April 14, 2018

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A Pink Pump Affair 9 // The Power of Women

  A Pink Pump Affair RECAP       Bronze Sponsors Beauty Blender Bob Blake + Associates California Psychcare Comcast NBC Universal Hon. Herb Wesson Sempra US Bank USC Table Sponsors Bonnie Berry LaMon, Esq. Kaiser Permanente The Todd Group SEIU Local 99 Pink Elite Karen Brown Linda Griego Candace Bond McKeever Wendell James . . […]

  • 300 S. Doheny Drive, Los Angeles CA 90048
  • 12:00 – 2:30

  • May 21, 2017

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South L.A. Gets Fit

Join Special Needs Network and community partners in a 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.

  • 5001 Rodeo Road. Los Angeles, CA 90016
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm

  • January 31, 2017

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