Pacific Coast Advocates: Special Ed Advocates San Diego Families Trust

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 or Travel Time

  • Highly qualified

  • Service offerings (Coaching & co-advocacy)

  • Collaborative Approach

Our Latest Posts

Do I Need a Special Education Attorney in San Diego?

The majority of San Diego families with children who need special education services and support never need a special education attorney in San Diego at their side. However, there are situations when you are simply not sure whether you can produce results on your own or whether you need a legal professional to secure all…

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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

Resources

  • San Diego Park and Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services

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

    Website
  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

    The Family Resource Center was organized to promote opportunities for learning, inclusion, and empowerment for individuals with disabilities and special needs, their families, and their communities through such means as education, advocacy, and outreach.

    Website
  • Integrative Learning

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

    Website
  • 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.

    Website
  • Disability Help Center

    Free disability help with Social Security Disability.

    Website
  • US Department of Education – Office of Civil Rights

    The Office for Civil Rights enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education.

    Website

What You Can Expect When You Reach Out

  1. Schedule Consult & Sent FAQ’s
  2. Complimentary 30 min Phone Consult
  3. Will determine if we can be of support

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