Welcome to the resources for WRC kids! Here you will find information links and resource just for our individuals that have not yet met adulthood.
Best Buddies International headquarters of the program that link volunteers with people with intellectual disabilities.
CADartists An organization dedicated to assisting children with disabilities and young adults express themselves through computer art. Gift shop is available.
Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site – Reviews of great books for kids. Activities to teach particular subjects, curriculum areas, and themes
Connections for Children – This is a non-profit Child Care Resource and Referral agency serving child care providers, educators, and parents in the West Los Angeles and South communities. Connections For Children has linked children’s advocates, service providers, and parents about issues affecting children and families for over 25 years.
Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is a nonprofit organization advocating for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age eight, and their families. The DEC is dedicated to promoting policies and practices that support families and enhance the optimal development of children. Children with special needs include those who have disabilities, developmental delays, are gifted/talented, and are at risk of future developmental problems.
Free Summer Lunch – City of LA Department of Recreation and Parks – offers FREE lunches to kids and teens ages 1 through 18 at over 100 parks in Los Angeles. This is a summer program only. Please visit their website for more information.
Medi-Cal for Children – Documented or undocumented children may qualify to Medi-Cal.
Neonatology on the Web – Internet Resources for Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
NICHCY – The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
Pampers Find practical tips and helpful advice on every aspect of parenting, provided by some of the world’s leading experts. You’ll also find the latest Pampers product information.
Parents Helping Parents A parent directed Family Resource Center for families having children with special needs. They have an excellent BBS with resource information and some good links to general parent support sites.
Pedinfo – An Index of the Pediatric Internet Resources
Preschooleducation.com A place for parents and preschool educators to share and get ideas for lesson plans and fun activities.
SB277– Shots for School FAQ’s
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm.
Watch My Step – focuses on a variety of child safety topic through workshops and trainings. If you wish to inquire about child safety issues geared towards children ages 0 – 5 .