Developmental Delays / Early Intervention
If you live in Alameda or Contra Costa Counties and you think your birth to
For those that live in California outside of Alameda County, you can find your local regional center on the State of California Department of Developmental Services website.
If your child is three years old or older, see the preschool special education section below.
Finally, the Alliance for Children’s Rights has a few documents that are helpful for parents and caregivers.
- Watch My Baby Grow is a guide to developmental milestones and information on getting early intervention services. Click here to down the PDF in English. Click here to down the PDF in Spanish.
- They also provide guides for requesting a Special Education Assessment or Referral for Early Start. Click here to view a website with these resources in English and Spanish.
Mental Health Advocacy
EBCLO’s Education Advocacy Program advocates on behalf of Alameda County foster youth receiving or in need of special education services wherever they may be placed.