Updated: Nov 14
Last updated 11/14/2023
Please note! This is not a comprehensive list, but a collection of recommendations by our community. These resources have not been vetted by the REEL team. Everyone will have their own experiences, we urge you to use this list only as a starting point. To request an addition to this list, please email email@example.com
Psychologists & Evaluators
CHC, Evaluations, programs and treatment for ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism - Dylan Stewart
Dr. Cyndi Medina (San Mateo)
Morrissey Compton - Diagnosis, treatment, consultations, educational therapy, skills groups, support, executive function coaching, tutoring, and advocacy for dyslexia
Dr. Rupa Robbins (Los Gatos)
Dr. Jennifer Rosenthal (Redwood City)
Summit Center, Specializing in 2e children - Dr. Michelle Freeman, Amy Feldman, Dr. Lisa White
Sutcliffe Clinic, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics - Lisa Walton, Dr. Trenna Sutcliffe
Dr. Renee Wachtel, Child Solutions (Hayward)
Special Education Lawyers
Andrew Komarow (specializes in financial planning to support neurodivergent individuals and their families)
Urbatsch Law Firm (Pleasant Hill)
David Tollner and Sarah Fairchild at Tollner &Associates
Natashe Washington (Oakland)
Other Support Services
The Schwab Learning Center at CHC - helping HS students with diverse learning challenges succed
Open Doors Therapy - Autism Therapy
Stacey Howard - Academic Support Services
Social Thinking - Social skills
Peninsula Associates - Speech Therapy
Wheels of Wellness Consulting - Behavioral assessment and consultation, Heather Batalden
Writing Tutors and Support
Shu-Hsien Ho & Royd Hatta - Writing Coaches for Youth & Teens, Beyond the Box Learning (Mountain View)
Ali Zidel Meyers - writing, EF, and college essays for middle school through college students
Jess Durret - EF and writing for younger students
Looking for some lower cost options? Check out our blog post on Low Cost Assessment and Support Options.
Parents Helping Parents - Nonprofit that supports, educates, and inspires families to build bright futures for loved ones with special needs.
Gifted Support Center - Assessments and advice for gifted kids, school recommendations, Ann Smith
CAC / SELPA - School advisory committee, supporting families of students with special education needs by providing forums for respectful interaction and communication between parents, the community, and the school district.
Landmark College Bay Area Success Center - Academic support, executive function coaching, and student life/transition to college skills training.