About Us

Opening Doors PTA is a unit of the California PTA in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District dedicated to supporting children with special needs. We believe that every child, regardless of ability, deserves a quality education that can equip him/her for a  better future. We support the special needs community in the Peninsula Bay Area by providing:

  • education to parents and the community through workshops and focus groups, 

  • mini-grants and classroom funds to teachers, therapists, and other organizations

  • after school classes for kids with special needs

  • advocacy for equal rights and inclusion

On behalf of families with special needs, we sincerely thank our supporters in BRSSD for partnering with us! We have the privilege to sponsor the following for our community in the 2020-2021 school year (updated Oct 2020): 

-Safety Care (crisis management)

-Ipads for Special Day Classes

-Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support School-Wide Information System(PBIS SWIS)

-Q-Interactive subscriptions for in-person assessment using the WISC-IV

-Teachers Pay Teachers TPT Gift Cards for Special Programs Staff

-BrainPop Subscription- science curriculum 

-Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost LLP Special Education Symposium attendance sponsorship

-School Psychologists Remote Assessment Training

-CELF-5 Visual Package for online administration

-Unique News 2 You Subscription for Special Day Class students

-Lindamood-Bell ongoing professional development courses for 6 education specialists

-Online scoring and interpretation tool for the Woodcock-Johnson psychoeducational evaluation test

-Testing materials and manipulatives for occupational therapy evaluations

-Subscription to Everyday Speech for social groups


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©2018 by Opening Doors PTA

2960 Hallmark Drive, Belmont CA 94002


Opening Doors PTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your charitable gifts are tax-deductible.