Providing Family, Educational
and Behavioral Supports

Home, School and Community

At TOTAL Programs, we help individuals with Autism or other developmental disabilities and their families build stronger, more positive relationships, whether they are at home, at school or elsewhere in the community. We use Applied Behavior Analysis to create our programs, which are customized to meet each client’s special needs, from infancy to adulthood. We are based in Sierra Madre, CA., and serve regional centers and schools across Southern California.
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For more than two decades, TOTAL has been helping create a more successful educational environment for special needs children and young adults.

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At TOTAL, we help individuals with Autism or developmental disabilities and their families learn the skills they need to build full and satisfying lives.

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Under the direction of Dr. Sean Surfas, TOTAL’s skilled staff offer a variety of workshops and training for parents, professionals and teachers.

TOTAL Programs serves a diverse population including but not limited to, culturally and linguistically diverse populations. TOTAL Programs is committed to addressing the individual needs of a diverse population and developing an inclusive and equitable organizational culture. This includes attempting to hire staff with cultural and language needs of the family, staff training in ethics and diversity, accommodating session schedules for culture based holidays at family request, etc. TOTAL Programs is nondiscriminatory in accepting client referrals. Staff hired to work at TOTAL are from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities and receive ongoing cultural education in awareness, humility, and sensitivity.

Our Impact

Families Served
Monthly Therapy Hours
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Our Funding Sources

TOTAL Programs supports its clients with a dedicated and experienced team of funding experts within our agency. We work with several major Health Insurance networks, Regional Centers and also accept private payment to cover services.

Our Insurance Partners
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office locations
Sierra Madre, CA
370 W Sierra Madre Blvd
Unit B
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
(626) 355-5160
(866) 54 TUTOR
(626) 355-5173
Palmdale, CA
1043 Ave M-4
Suite C
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 723-8600
(866) 54 TUTOR
(661) 723-8601
Santa Barbara, CA
7 W. Figueroa Street
Suite 222
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(866) 54 TUTOR
Areas We Serve
  • Alhambra
  • Altadena
  • Arcadia
  • Arleta
  • Azusa
  • Baldwin Park
  • Burbank
  • Canoga Park
  • Canyon Country
  • Castaic
  • Chatsworth
  • Covina
  • Duarte
  • Eaglerock
  • Echopark
  • El Monte
  • Encino
  • Glassell Park
  • Glendale
  • Glendora
  • Hacienda Heights
  • Hawthorne
  • Highland Park
  • Huntington Park
  • Inglewood
  • La Mirada
  • La Puente
  • Lake Hughes
  • Lancaster
  • Little Rock
  • Los Angeles
  • Los Feliz
  • Monrovia
  • Newhall
  • North Hollywood
  • Northridge
  • Ontario
  • Palmdale
  • Panorama City
  • Pasadena (All School Clients)
  • Pico Rivera
  • Pomona
  • Quartz Hill
  • Rancho
  • Reseda
  • Rosamond
  • Rosemead
  • Rowland Heights
  • San Gabriel
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clarita
  • Saugus
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Sierra Madre
  • Silverlake
  • Simi Valley
  • South Pasadena
  • Sun Valley
  • Sylmar
  • Temple City
  • Tujunga
  • Upland
  • Val Verde
  • Valencia
  • Van Nuys
  • Ventura
  • Walnut
  • West Hills
  • Whittier
  • Winnetka
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