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Celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

With March well under way, we are celebrating the many accomplishments made throughout history by people with developmental disabilities. The month also reminds us of all the positive impacts that can be made when we all work together to make everyone feel appreciated and included. You can learn more by visiting the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities website!

Autism Services

As an ESNorCal client, you and your family have access to many helpful resources and tools through the myBrightlink app! Our unique app allows you to easily and securely message your Care Team directly, including your Program Supervisor, Clinical Manager and BHPN Clinical Case Manager. You can also share videos and upload documents for your Care Team’s review and guidance, giving you more power and flexibility to support your child’s treatment from home.

Plus, if your family receives Parent-Led ABA services, the myBrightlink app contains a comprehensive curriculum full of videos and helpful worksheets to support your learning as a parent or caregiver. You can download the myBrightlink app today through the Apple App store and Google Play store, or ask your Care Team for more information!

Did you know?

Have you run across the term CCM, or Clinical Case Manager? Did you know that this is a dedicated person from the Behavioral Health Provider Network (BHPN) who provides comprehensive case management services for your family? Your CCM does a lot of behind-the-scenes work, like coordinating care with your ABA team and providing resources for transportation, housing and co-payment assistance, as well as educational and counseling needs.

Your CCM is always available to discuss your family’s treatment plan, answer questions, review your data with you and more. Reach out to them using the Communication feature on the myBrightlink app, or by emailing our Customer Service team at [email protected].


With nearly a year of remote services under our belt, the Kaleidoscope program has been very fortunate to watch both the participants and staff grow together during this challenging time. Our cohort has been logging on to create arts and crafts together, tackle science projects and play games — all of which are core features of our program and help support socialization and communication. Through our online environment, our participants are learning new skills and modifying existing

ones to continue their growth in these fundamental areas despite the physical distance. It’s been tough on all of us to maintain social connections this past year, but our staff continues to see tremendous progress in our participants taking initiative, asking questions and helping one another out independently!

Looking for some fun activities that also encourage conversational skills? Click here to see a list of Kaleidoscope-approved activities and conversation starters (#14 is Zach’s favorite) along with helpful tips for supporting parents.

Early Intervention (EI)

If you’re looking for some family resources that can help support your child in their EI treatment, take a look at this list of five activities to do with your child under five while at home, hand-picked by our Early Interventionists:

For general questions, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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