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Collaborative approach to achieve positive outcomes for children with disabilities

What We Do

We work with families in understanding the IEP process and resolving disputes with the school district to secure the best possible educational program and appropriate services for children with special needs. PCA’s child-centered approach can make a difference in helping you craft your child’s educational program.

Why We Are Different

  • No Charge For Mileage

  • Highly qualified

  • Service offerings (Coaching & co-advocacy)

  • Collaborative Approach

Our Latest Posts

Special Education Websites for Parents

Nowadays, there are many helpful special education resources for parents on the Internet. The only inconvenience is that they are scattered online, and it takes a lot of time and effort to find all the information that you need. Also, it’s easy to lose some important discoveries. That’s the reason we’ve put together a list…

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What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “I needed help at my son’s IEP; I didn’t know where to begin.Christy asked a lot of questions not just demanding things we were able to work side by side with the school & came up with some pretty unique solutions for my son.”

    – San Diego Mom

  • “We would like to offer our sincere gratitude for your assistance through this process with our son. We truly believe your presence & knowledge allowed us to ensure he is in the right school placement.”

    – Tamara Fleck-Myers

  • “I understand our public schools don’t have a lot of money but was tired of hearing that. My advocate threw out ideas,put up large post-it on the wall, wrote down everyone’s ideas on what was best for my son. AMAZING.”

    – National City Mom

  • “I was just muddling through the special education process & PCA clarified everything for us. Vicki was so professional & had a way of talking to the school without them getting defensive like they did with us.”

    – Mom of son with AUT

  • “PCA is among the most-educated & well-versed advocates in SD County. They maintain a strong commitment toward resolution-focused, seeking to create positive partnerships wherever possible between school & families.”

    – ED Therapist

  • “My wife, my brother & my son have severe dyslexia. Without Shannon and her staff I don’t know what we would have done. She fought for my son and his character when the school pushed his needs under the bus. Thanks Shannon!”

    – Corona Dad


  • Integrative Learning

    Specializes in using brain-based programs with children who have learning weaknesses.

  • Sheri Friedman, M.A

    My goal is to provide each child with limitless opportunities for support, structure and success. Success begins by creating a warm and trusting rapport with students, parents, teachers, physicians, and allied professionals. Sessions are individualized and specialized, integrating a variety of effective, creative methodologies and evidence based learning tools. My goal is to prevent and circumvent the cycle of frustration, failure and despair that affects so many children and their families and to replace it with joyful learning.

  • San Diego Park and Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services

    A great program that offers recreation programs for children with special needs.

  • Miracle League of San Diego

    Miracle League of San Diego offers individuals with physical and mental disabilities the opportunities to play baseball with teams in Solana Beach and Coronado.

  • AYSO VIP Soccer San Elijo

    Local soccer program for children with special needs. The mission of the AYSO VIP Program is to provide a quality soccer experience for individuals whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult for them to successfully participate on mainstream soccer teams.

  • San Marcos Shooting Stars

    SMYBB Shooting Stars Special Needs Basketball was created as an inclusive program designed for children ages 5-22 with a variety of disabilities (including Autism, Down Syndrome, and other physical and mental disabilities) to learn and enjoy the game of basketball in a fun, non-competitive environment.


What You Can Expect When You Reach Out

  1. Schedule your consult & we’ll send you FAQ’s
  2. Complimentary 30 min Phone Consult
  3. We will determine if we can be of support



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