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Dec
1

HEAR Center “Let’s talk TOT TALK” Speech Therapy Peer Interaction/Parent Education Class

10am–12pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Speech and language enrichment with parent education for children ages 2-3.5 (24-42 months) on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of November and December, 2012 and January, 2013.

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Screening of “The ‘R’ Word” to be Held at Vista Theater in Hollywood December 1

11am–1pm

Lanterman Regional Center along with the Canadian Association for Community Living, Achievable and the Tarjan Center at UCLA are presenting a special U.S. premiere of "The 'R' Word," a documentary film that explores the daily challenges and practical realities of being someone - or loving someone - with a developmental disability.

The screening is free and will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Vista Theater located at 4473 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90027.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers.

For more information call 626.796.1402.

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Dec
3

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Morning Session

10am–11am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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CARD Parenting Seminars

5:30pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorder, CARD, the series of parenting seminars will enhance parents’ and caregivers’ knowledge of how to address their children’s challenging behaviors. Most presentations are held on the first Monday of the month.
 

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Dec
4

The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

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Dec
5

Behavioral Services Orientation - AbilityFirst - English - Morning

10am–11am

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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De Mi Familia A Su Familia

10am–11:30am

Grupo para familias con ninos de todos edades con autismo. [en Espanol]

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SPAC Meeting

10am–12pm

Meetings are open to all Lanterman service providers. If you would like an agenda e-mailed to you contact Irma Padilla at 213.383.1300, x. 6006 or ipadilla@lanterman.org.

View more information about SPAC, including meeting location information and the SPAC committee members at www.lanterman.org/spac/.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

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Dec
6

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

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The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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Dec
7

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

Un grupo teatrico para ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias. [en Espanol]

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Dec
10

La Esperanza

9:30am

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de edades 15 anos y mayores. [en Espanol]

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CAC Meeting

4:30pm

Providing input, advice and counsel on policies, services and programs for clients and families offered by Lanterman Regional Center.

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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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daDA Fathers Regional Support Network

7pm–9pm

Connecting dads with other dads….for fathers of children with special needs of all ages [in English]

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Dec
11

Safety Series - Fire Safety

10am–12pm

Training and Development (Lanterman)

This training will cover the dos and don'ts of fire safety and other emergencies and will stress the importance of drills. CAC Panel will talk about emergency cards. The is the December in-service.

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UCP Burbank Apartments Support Group

3pm–4pm

Adult client support group

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The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Padres Unidos Lanterman

7pm–9pm

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de todas las edades. [en Espanol]

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Dec
12

Grupo de Apoyo para Familias de Intervencion Temprana

9am–11am

Para familias que tienen ninos con necesidades especiales de 0 a 5 anos. [en Espanol]

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

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Foothill Autism Alliance - Network Resource Meetings

7pm–9:30pm

Educational group for families of children with autism. [in English]

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Dec
13

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

Read More

The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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Parents and Play: Strategies for Making Play Fun and Meaningful

6:30pm

This is a one-hour workshop to fine tune your play skills and get some new ideas on how to work with your child to build his/her skills. Learn strategies to keep play fun and engaging for you and your child.

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Down Syndrome Parent Resource Network

7pm–9pm

San Gabriel Valley Sub-group of the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA)

For families of children with Down syndrome. [in English]

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Dec
14

Korean Parent Support Group

10am–12pm

Asian Advocate for Special People
For Korean-speaking families of children with special needs. [in Korean]

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Baby Play Days for Children Birth to 2 Years of Age

11:30am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

Read More

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

Un grupo teatrico para ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias. [en Espanol]

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Dec
15

Japanese-Speaking Parents Association of Children with Challenges

9:30am

For Japanese-speaking families of children with special needs. [in Japanese]

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HEAR Center “Let’s talk TOT TALK” Speech Therapy Peer Interaction/Parent Education Class

10am–12pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Speech and language enrichment with parent education for children ages 2-3.5 (24-42 months) on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of November and December, 2012 and January, 2013.

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TACA ~ Talk About Curing Autism

1pm–3:30pm

Parent meetings that feature educational speakers on important topics and peer support for parents of chidlren with autism. [in English]

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Dec
16

Parents of Children with Epilepsy Support Group

1pm–2:30pm

Support group for parents of children with epilepsy of all ages. [in English]

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Dec
17

The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

Read More
Dec
18

The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Dec
19

Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - Spanish - Morning

10am–11am

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - English - Evening

5:30pm

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

Read More

Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

Read More
Dec
20

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

After completing the Behavior Services Orientation, the next level of service is the Behavior Management Workshops. These workshops are based on the principles of Positive Behavior Support. Positive Behavioral Support is a set of research-based strategies used to decrease problem behavior and increase quality of life by teaching new skills and making changes in the child’s environment.

Read More

The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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Dec
21

Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

Un grupo teatrico para ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias. [en Espanol]

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Dec
24

Lanterman Closed

8am–5pm

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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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Dec
25

Lanterman Closed

8am–5pm

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The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Dec
26

Board Meeting

6pm–8pm

Visit www.lanterman.org/lantermans_board_of_directors/ for more information about the board.

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Dec
27

The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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Dec
28

Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

Un grupo teatrico para ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias. [en Espanol]

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Dec
31

The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

Read More