Special Needs Network
- Field of Interest:
- Education Equity
Founded in 2005, Special Needs Network (SNN) is dedicated to addressing the needs of underserved families of color struggling with raising a child with developmental disabilities. SNN provides a comprehensive array of services including outreach; referrals and links to special needs services; parent training; resource fairs; awareness and education; advocacy; and direct services including diagnosis, intervention, and behavioral therapy. SNN serves thousands of families each year in South Los Angeles.
To support expanded outreach, engagement, early intervention and parent/caretaker training as it launches its new Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities on the MLK Community Hospital Campus, improving access for essential educational and supportive services for thousands of children with disabilities in communities of color.