About Us

About Foundation For Special People

The Foundation For Special People (FFSP) is a non-profit 501 c(3) organization which was founded in 1993 specifically for the purpose of providing enriching opportunities and experiences for individuals with developmental disabilities living in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California.

FFSP serves children and adults who have developmental, emotional, medical and physical disabilities such as mental retardation, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, blindness, and hearing impairment. Our organization has successfully served individuals with developmental disabilities for over 20 years, offering exceptional social, recreational and travel experiences.


Individuals with developmental disabilities will live satisfying and productive lives as valued members of their communities.


  • The distinctiveness of human life is valued.
  • Children and family choice is respected.
  • Activities reflect, and are sensitive to, the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community.
  • Collaboration and outreach with the families are valued in identifying and addressing needs, and developing and nurturing new ideas and services.
  • Families are well informed about issues and services affecting individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • High quality services and activities creates a sense of confidence and support within the families and community.

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Featured Events

June 22-26 2014
Orleans Hotel Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

July 13-16, 2014
Knott's Berry Farm
Buena Park, California

Make A Difference

If you want to make a difference by taking action, here's a great place to start:
  • Become a Sponsor
  • Donate Money
  • Donate Goods
  • Volunteer Your Time

Get In Touch

Foundation For Special People
10024 S. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90047

Office: (323) 777-7133
Fax: (323) 777-7135