We would like to acknowledge friends of Villa de Vida who share the same vision of providing the best life opportunity to people with special needs.  We are grateful for their support as we walk together on this amazing journey!  

Casa de Amma

Casa de Amma is a unique apartment community fostering growth and independence in adults with developmental disabilities.  It is a prototype community that successfully addresses the needs of adults with developmental disabilities with a proven track record.  Casa not only improves the quality of the developmentally disabled but that of the surrounding communities as well.  Overall, Casa continues to be a model program that many wish to replicate in an effort to help meet the growing need of more supportive residential communities.


Professional Child Development Associates


Professional Child Development Associates is a non-profit organization that offers a range of multidisciplinary screening, evaluation, therapy, and specialized services for children, birth through 21 years of age, and their families, when there are any concerns or problems in development, behavior,or social relationships at home, school, or in the community.

Utilizing a DIR/Floortime*(R)* relationship based approach, PCDA is an innovator in multidisciplinary team services and training that recognize the importance of supporting the ‘whole child’ and special relationships with parents, siblings, other caregivers, and friends. The PCDA professional team works together to understand children and families, and our specialists work closely with parents and caregivers, and assist other professionals to understand the unique needs of each child and how to best support his/her growth and development.

PCDA services are provided at our Pasadena office, several satellite locations, a child’s home or school, and in other agencies within greater Los Angeles County. PCDA also offers services and professional education throughout the United States and internationally.

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