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Welcome to the SF Bay Area PEN Resource Guide!
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Technology to Unlock Potential – Shelley Haven, ATP, RET
Assistive Technology Assessment, Training, Implementation & Consulting
Phone: (408) 737-2092
Address: All services provided in your home or school
TechPotential serves families, educators, and schools throughout the Bay Area with a focus on technology for learning differences and executive functioning. Certified Assistive Technology Professional Shelley Haven specializes in matching students with appropriate tech tools, and provides hands-on training, strategies, and technical assistance on devices and software for reading, writing, math, notetaking, organization, planning, and attention. Shelley also helps schools leverage technology to more effectively reach diverse learners.
Academy of Cognitive Learning
Educational Therapy, Resource and Tutoring Center
Phone: (650) 231-8148
Address: 845 Malcolm Rd., Burlingame CA 94010
Serving ages 8 years through adults.The Arrowsmith Program is founded on neuroscience research and over 30 years of experience demonstrating that it is possible for students to strengthen the weak cognitive capacities underlying their learning dysfunctions through a program of specific cognitive exercises. The Arrowsmith Program identifies, intervenes and strengthens the weak cognitive capacities that affect learning, thus enabling students to become effective, confident and self-directed learners for life.
LearnUp Centers is a unique reading program, co-located at prestigious universities and corporate campuses, that teaches struggling readers to read at grade level and beyond in about half the time than most other major reading programs. Like our reading program, LearnUp reading assessments are fast—just 20 minutes. And they’re FREE. Our proprietary assessment process quickly puts the student at the correct entry point and on the path to success. Our reading clinics are are open daily from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, year round.
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center
Phone: (650) 322-5910
Address: 595 Price Avenue, Suite 100, Redwood City, CA 94063
We empower those with learning/processing, mental health, and/or behavioral challenges to succeed academically—and beyond—by providing the highest quality diagnostic and intervention services in a supportive environment. Comprehensive suite of services includes: evaluations, tutoring, psychotherapy, Challenge Summer School, social skills groups for kids, advocacy, and parent education.
Turning Points Educational Solutions
Educational Specialty Clinic
Phone: (408) 439-1111
Address: 1261 Lincoln Ave Suite 104 San Jose, Ca 95125
Turning Points is an educational specialty clinic. We provide assessment (psycho-educational, school neuropsychological, autism, IQ/gifted testing, and independent educational evaluations). We also provide Speech/Language Pathologist services and Educational Therapy with a focus on teaching students to study in the most efficient manner for their learning style. We serve students of all ages, preschool through adulthood, and address difficulties due to attention, executive functioning, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, language/visual processing, memory, and social cognition/autism.
Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic
Neuropsychological and Psychoeducational Assessments and Neurofeedback
Phone: (510) 214-2765
Address: 1900 Powell St., 6th Floor Emeryville, CA 94608
We offer comprehensive neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments for a variety of presentations. We determine strengths and weaknesses in the areas of academics (reading, writing, math, and spelling), attention, memory, executive functioning, and fine motor functioning. We also asses mood, including anxious and depressive symptoms. Our assessments are comprehensive, and most importantly, provide detailed recommendations and solutions. We also offer 19 channel, z-score Loreta neurofeedback, the most advanced form of neurofeedback, which provides opportunities to train ones brain to higher levels.
Alan Siegel, Ph.D. has 35 years of experience doing psychoeducational, neuropsychological and psychological evaluations of children and adults. He has helped students from over 100 different schools and dozens of colleges to obtain academic and test accommodations from elementary through graduate school and for professional examinations. He is Associate Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley and practices in Berkeley and San Francisco. Informational Website: www.AlanSiegelPhD.com
As the leading school on the Central Coast for students aged 7 to 19 years with dyslexia or ADHD, Chartwell empowers and enables their students. We see learning differences as opportunities and takes pride in teaching students to utilize the exceptional way they think. Students in Lower and Middle School are taught from a research-based curriculum which emphasizes a multi-sensory phonemic approach to literacy. The High School program provides students with project-based learning and field experiences through their college preparatory program. All programs are fully accredited by WASC.
Address: San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek, Los Gatos
Fusion Academy is a revolutionary private school for grades 6-12 whose mission is to help every kid flourish – emotionally, socially, and academically. We believe that positive relationships are the key to unlocking the potential in every kid. We believe in the power of a one-to-one classroom to ignite a student’s passion for learning. We create a supportive community of learning where every child can find success and connect meaningfully to others. At Fusion, we prepare students to meet the world head on with confidence and competence.
At TMS, our educational approach and content inspires and engages students and faculty alike. We are a truly unique place with exceptional teachers, classes with no “back row,” and students who are encouraged to be independent thinkers and pursue their passions.
U-CAM is a comprehensive fee-for-services support program. Designed for university students with executive function challenges, AD/HD, ASD and other learning disabilities, U-CAM promotes self-advocacy, autonomy and academic achievement. Professional coaches, writing support, skill development opportunities and an orientation session are provided to help students reach their academic goals.
Special Education School
Phone: (415) 456-8727
Address: 4470 Redwood Hwy San Rafael, CA 94903
Star Academy provides a comprehensive, individualized education program for students with learning differences in grades 1-12. We help students experience academic success on a daily basis. As students achieve and recognize these successes, their confidence grows and they find joy in learning.
Grades 2-12 College Preparatory School for students with learning disabilities
Phone: (818) 9865045
Address: 5461 Louise Avenue, Encino, CA 91316
Westmark School has been transforming lives for over 30 years, building on the strengths of students in grades 2-12 with dyslexia and ADHD, as well as math, reading & other language-based learning differences. Through the integrated use of assistive and educational technologies, Westmark differentiates instruction based on student need and allows children to discover not only their personal academic style but their strengths and areas of need as well.
Family Resource Center at Gatepath
Parent to parent support for families with special needs children
Phone: (650) 259-0189
Address: 1764 Marco Polo Rd Burlingame, CA 94010
The Family Resource Center at Gatepath provides free support and resources to families of children with special needs and the professionals that serve them. Our services include parent support groups, parent mentors, warm line support, IEP training and support, Bilingual support, and parent workshops.
For more than 95 years, Gatepath has been “Turning Disabilities Into Possibilities.” As one of the premiere nonprofits in San Mateo County serving people with special needs and disabilities, Gatepath has a comprehensive service portfolio spanning from early intervention therapy services for children to job training and placement for adults. Gatepath programs are designed to prepare children and adults to actively participate in their schools, community, and the work place.
Spark Focus provides clients with effective tools and strategies to counter the over-stimulating, fast-paced world each of us faces in our daily lives. By pausing, questioning, and reflecting, clients learn how to build a foundation that utilizes their inherent strengths and unique differences. In solidifying this foundation, clients are able to fully thrive with the amazing brain they’ve been given!