Marin Autism Collaborative

The Marin Autism Collaborative (MAC) grew out of a county wide effort, facilitated by Lifehouse, a non-profit agency serving adults with developmental learning challenges, to identify the current services in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) in Marin County and the current gaps in services to families, professionals and consumers with ASD. MAC is comprised of a wide variety of providers, agencies, organizations and families giving their time to ensure that families, professionals and consumers in Marin County affected by ASD receive the very best services throughout life.


We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live as independently as possible and to participate fully in our community for a lifetime. Lifehouse currently provides personalized support services to over 250 individuals with developmental disabilities in Marin and Sonoma Counties.


Parents Education Network

P • E • N is a coalition of parents collaborating with educators, students and the community to empower and bring academic and life success to students with learning and attention differences.PARENTS EDUCATION NETWORK.


Since 1982, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities has offered information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families and professionals of children with any kind of disability or special health care need in San Francisco.

Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center is a parent-founded, parent-operated nonprofit organization founded in 1983. Matrix provides both direct services to families and support services to other federally funded parent centers. We help families learn how to obtain appropriate education and services for their children with diverse abilities

If you have a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability, you want to ensure they will be protected and cared for over their lifetime.  In order to have the legal rights to make decisions about the care, education and medical treatment of such an individual once he or she turns 18, it is necessary to establish a conservatorship.

It Takes A Village (ITAV) promotes the academic success of all students in Mill Valley schools who learn differently through parent education and advocacy.

The team of offerings has come together with the purpose of providing support to families, students, teachers, therapists and the special education community at large interested in expanding their capacity to serve children, teens and adults with special needs.

Dedication to Special Education is the "PTA" for special ed in Marin County, California. Our mission is to improve the quality of special education opportunities for students while connecting families for a stronger community. Ours is truly a community partnership, where parents, educators, and the wider community work together on behalf of the 4000 special education students in Marin.

Since 1994, ICS has been building relationships that create an inclusive community for people with disabilities. Our mission is to forge partnerships between people with disabilities and our community to create a diverse and inclusive place for us all. Our staff of over 40 is made up of Independent Living Skills trainers, job coaches and employment counselors that partner with people with disabilities to meet their individual employment and living goals. Over the past 20+ years we have served hundreds of individuals, and are always working to connect local employers and community members to the people we serve with the desire to make a more diverse and inclusive community for us all.