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To find your local Early Start resources, select the county in which you live, and the resource you are seeking, from the drop down menus below.

To request an assessment for Early Start services, start by contacting the regional center in your county.
For additional questions, please call the Early Start BabyLine at 800-515-BABY (800-515-2229).

Accredited Higher Education Early Childhood Special Education Programs

The following colleges and universities in California offer accredited education specialist programs with an area of specialization in Early Childhood Special Education.

California Lutheran University
60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805/493-3421 | Fax: 805/493-3525

California State University, Chico
Department of Special Education
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0465

California State University, Dominguez Hills
School of Education
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747-0001
310/243-3696 | Fax: 310/265-1685

California State University, Fullerton
College of Education
2600 Nutwood Avenue, Suite 500 Fullerton, CA 92831
657/278-3411 | Fax: 657-278-2785

California State University, Los Angeles
Department of Special Education
King Hall C1064
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
323/343-4400 | Fax: 323/343-5605

California State University, Northridge
Department of Special Education
18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8265
818/677-2596 | Fax: 818/677-4737

California State University, Sacramento
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology
6000 J Street, Eureka 206 Sacramento, CA 95819-6079
916/278-6622 | Fax: 916/278-3498

California State University, San Bernardino
Special Education Program
5500 University Parkway, Of ce CE-243 San Bernardino, CA 92407
909/537-7406 | Fax: 909/880-5456

Mills College
Education Department
5000 Macarthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
510/430-3190 | Fax: 510/430-3379

National University
School of Education
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
858/642-8320 | Fax: 858/642-8724

San Diego State University
Department of Special Education
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1170
619/594-6091 | Fax: 619/594-6320

San Francisco State University
Department of Special Education College of Education
1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 156
San Francisco, CA 94132
415/338-1161 | Fax: 415/338-0566

San Jose State University
Department of Special Education
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
408/924-3700 | Fax: 408/924-3701

University of San Diego
School of Education
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110 619/260-4538 | Fax: 619/260-4695