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Embraced IDEASM

We support families with medically complex conditions and unique educational needs to achieve their organizational goals and improve their quality of life.

Your journey is personal!

Explore The Possibilities

  • Does your child have a medically complex condition with a large team of medical specialists?

  • Does your child receive a variety of special education services and have multiple service providers?

  • Do you feel overwhelmed with navigating the medical, educational, and community support systems for your child and family?

  • Do you struggle with being organized and efficient?

  • Would you like to spend less time trying to find documents and more time with family?

If you answered yes to any one of these questions, you can find support and mentorship here! Embraced IDEASM offers consultation, individual sessions, and intensive half day services to teach parents how to streamline and organize their records, schedules, and communication systems to reclaim precious time. We provide digital resources that parents can view and download for easy access and to quickly implement. If you are short on time to follow a step-by-step coaching process and are ready to have the organization systems designed and set up for your needs, we offer a full-service 6-month package to get you started and supported while implementing your digital organization system. Custom packages are available.

Contact us today for a free initial 15-minute consultation!

Individual sessions available for scheduling today!

Customized full service organization systems set up available for scheduling today!

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Spring 2024

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California Regional Center Clients

Embraced IDEASM is available throughout the state as an online vendor for Self Determination Program services. Clients, parents, guardians, Independent Facilitators, and Regional Center Coordinators are welcome to contact us for initial consultation and onboarding.

Our Services

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

- Christopher Reeves


My name is Darlene Norman

I am a parent of a deafblind child with CHARGE Syndrome who has personal and professional experience navigating educational, medical, and disability community systems of support.  I am passionate about supporting families with varying unique needs.

My professional background includes working in my San Jose, CA private practice, Resilient Minds Collective, as a licensed educational psychologist. I conduct school neuropsychological, psycho-educational, and Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE), and provide executive functioning coaching, parent consultation, and parent coaching services to clients. You may learn more about my licensed professional services here.

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