Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled


The Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (CPAD) is a Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) that assists individuals with disabilities and their families in California. CPAD is dedicated to provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to empower Chinese American families that have children with disabilities, and to improve the quality of life for these individuals in the Greater Los Angeles and Orange County area.

CPAD provides educational and recreational services specifically designed for children and youth with disabilities. They offer drawing, dancing, rhythm movement, Chess, Tai-Chi exercises and music therapy classes. CPAD also invites subject matter experts to speak on topics such as how to fight for better educational services and gain better understanding of legal rights. CPAD has excellent publications on education topics.