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Note about meetings and events at the Ed Roberts Campus (ERC): The ERC is a fragrance free building. Please help us to accommodate the tenants and guests who are chemically sensitive to fragrances and scented products. If you are attending a workshop at the Ed Roberts Campus, please refrain from wearing perfume, aftershave, scented lotions, fragranced hair products, and/or similar products. Thank you.


Talk to an Education Advocate

DREDF is the Parent Training & Information (PTI) center for Alameda, Contra Costa, and Yolo counties in Northern California. Our Education Advocates provide technical assistance to parents in order to help guide them through the special education process. If you live in these counties and have a child with a disability (0-22 years) or suspect your child may have an undiagnosed disability, you can call an Education Advocate at DREDF for assistance:

800-348-4232 (voice) / 510-841-8645 (TTY)

or email

FREE Workshop on Special Education

"Understanding the Special Education Process: IEP Basics & Beyond"

DREDF Education Advocates provide an overview of the special education process, Section 504 and IDEA laws.

Where: Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA 94703
(campus is at Ashby BART station)
The Bernard Osher Foundation Education Center, First Floor
Date: 2nd Monday of the month (except August and December)
Time: 6:00 to 8:30pm (Pizza and drinks included!)
Must RSVP: Michael Hourani at or 510-644-2555 ext. 5227


Public Transit:
Our offices are located on Adeline Street, across from the Ashby BART Station in Berkeley. AC Transit Line F stops right outside the Ed Roberts Campus. AC Transit lines 12, 18, 49 and 800 stop within a block of the building. For more specific directions, contact DREDF at 510-644-2555.