Autism Support of Imperial County
A support group for families of students who are Autistic. Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of the month from September to June at Methodist Church (8th & Olive) in the Social Hall. Child care is provided at no cost to families. Sibling Support group facilitated by a licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor meets concurrently. Topics include community building, self-esteem, dealing with frustration & fear.
Contact James and /Luz Gonzalez
Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
A committee uniting parents, professionals, educators, agency personnel and community members.
Padres en Acción
A support group that holds monthly meetings in Calexico, El Centro, Brawley, Imperial.
Contact Maria Elena Miranda
A Parent-Teacher Organization that works to raise funds to support ICOE Special Education Classes. The PTO meets monthly.
Contact PTO Committee Members:
President: Gabriel Aguirre
Vice President: Kristin Richey
Secretary: Joann Hurtado
Treasurer: Adriana Rodriguez
Exceptional Family Resource Center (Parent-to-Parent Support - In Spanish Only)
A Resource Center for families of children with special needs of any age.
Down Syndrome Association of Imperial Valley
This group meets every third Thursday of the month at IVCEC from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The association provides parent to parent support, trainings for families, a Spring social, summer activities for all.
Contact: Xochil M. Garcia at (760) 355-0147
or Maritza Villa at (760) 482-1210
512 W. Aten Road, Imperial, CA 92251
People First Self-Advocacy
A self-advocacy group for adults with disabilities.
Contact Debbie Marshall
Area Board XIII