Resources for parents

The UCSF Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ASD and NDDs) offers specialized, comprehensive services for individuals with autism and neurodevelopmental differences. Navigating the complex array of systems and supports can be overwhelming, making it essential for the Center to provide parents and caregivers with the most effective information and resources. This ensures they are well-informed about the options available for their children and families and understand how to access these critical services or financial supports.

To support this mission, the UCSF Center for ASD and NDDs has collaborated with Together, we have curated a collection of resources specifically designed to deepen the understanding of families associated with the Center. These resources focus on key areas that can greatly benefit them in their unique journeys.

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UCSF Center for ASD and NDDs:

San Francisco:
675 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Fax: 415.502.3556

To have someone who listens and understands, validates fears, and finds solutions is so helpful.”

– The Smith Family

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Public Benefits

Depending on your income, your child’s age and diagnosis, and other factors, there are many programs you can take advantage of.

View the complete list here.

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Students with disabilities and learning challenges can receive personalized help, services, and accommodations through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan.

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If you use private insurance, Medi-Cal, or both, these resources provide information about maximizing your benefits, filing claims, handling denials, and more.

About Undivided

Undivided is a parent-driven support system for families raising kids with disabilities. We provide an inclusive community, experienced parent coaches, and expert-backed resources, all organized on our innovative app, to help families get more for their children.

I’m so glad you are building such a necessary service for all of the warrior parents and wonderful children in our community.”

-Undivided client

Build the roadmap you have been looking for—for free.

During your Kickstart, your Navigator will work with you to plan out what you want to focus on: education, public benefits, therapies, or other important supports for your child.

Talk with your Navigator over 10 days to identify your priorities.

Learn what therapies, public benefits, and other supports you may qualify for.

Walk away with helpful resources and a 6-month plan for a clear path forward.