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1

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Fridays

9am–10am

Lanterman presents Music Together, which brings together families in sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of very young children from 1 to 5 years of age. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers participate at their own levels in family-style classes of mixed ages.

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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Summer Friday Morning

10:30am

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.

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Toddler Talk

1pm–2pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Toddler Talk, a five-session parent/child summer speech program designed for children 2 to 3 1/2 years of age with Bailey Duemmel, MA, CCC, SLP (experienced in ASL and AAC).Parents will learn tips and techniques to build language skills and the program will feature, environmental sounds; letters, numbers, colors; animals; the city; food; and active bodies. The first session in the series starts on July 11, 2014.

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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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Aug
4

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Summer Monday Afternoon

2:30pm

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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Aug
5

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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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.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

11:30am

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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Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Tuesdays

2:30pm

Lanterman presents Music Together, which brings together families in sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of very young children from 1 to 5 years of age. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers participate at their own levels in family-style classes of mixed ages.

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The Children’s Nature Institute Presents Science in the Library

4:30pm

CNI presents Science in the Library, a free fun and edcuational program for the whole family. August's program will focus on The Sun and will cover:

  • August 5: Visible Light
  • August 12: Day and Night
  • August 19: Shadows
  • August 26: Light can bend

For more information contact Betty Villalta at betty@cni-kids.org or 213.746.2966.

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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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Aug
6

Succession Planning

9am–12pm

You’ve worked hard to develop your business. Have you set things up to protect it when you can no longer run it? This workshop will identify what needs to be done for licensed and unlicensed vendored homes and other programs. The workshop will be held on August, 6, 2014.

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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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Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - Spanish - 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.

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Aug
7

Conservatorship, Special Needs Trusts and Wills

6:30pm

Available in English and Spanish, this training with an attorney helps families plan for the future, and covers the following topics:

  • The definition and types of conservatorship
  • The right to consent or withhold consent to medical treatment
  • The right to enter into contracts
  • The right to make decisions concerning education
  • What is a special needs trust and how it benefits you and your son/daughter with a developmental disability
  • What is a will with special needs trust
  • Will the Special Needs Trust have an impact on SSI, Medi-Cal, or IHSS
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Aug
8

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Fridays

9am–10am

Lanterman presents Music Together, which brings together families in sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of very young children from 1 to 5 years of age. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers participate at their own levels in family-style classes of mixed ages.

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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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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Summer Friday Morning

10:30am

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

Toddler Talk

1pm–2pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Toddler Talk, a five-session parent/child summer speech program designed for children 2 to 3 1/2 years of age with Bailey Duemmel, MA, CCC, SLP (experienced in ASL and AAC).Parents will learn tips and techniques to build language skills and the program will feature, environmental sounds; letters, numbers, colors; animals; the city; food; and active bodies. The first session in the series starts on July 11, 2014.

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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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Aug
11

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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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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Aug
12

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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Thought Disorders in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

10am–12pm

This in-service will cover the best strategies that providers can utilize to assist them in addressing common issues related to thought disorders. The genesis and major symptoms for these disorders are descibed. The medications used as typical treatment methods are addressed and methods for enhancing the effectiveness of this therapy are suggested. This is the August 2014 in-service.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

11:30am

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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UCP Burbank Apartments Support Group

3pm–4pm

Adult client support group

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The Children’s Nature Institute Presents Science in the Library

4:30pm

CNI presents Science in the Library, a free fun and edcuational program for the whole family. August's program will focus on The Sun and will cover:

  • August 5: Visible Light
  • August 12: Day and Night
  • August 19: Shadows
  • August 26: Light can bend

For more information contact Betty Villalta at betty@cni-kids.org or 213.746.2966.

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.

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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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Aug
13

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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AAC Users Group

4pm–5pm

This is a monthly opportunity for users of AAC devices to socialize with other AAC users and learn some additional applications of their device, such as e-mailing and using the telephone.

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Puberty, Periods and Everything Else In Between

4:30pm

Special Workshops

The Cycle Girls and their team of women physicians will provide training on personal care and hygiene for Lanterman female clients between the ages of 12 and 17. The two part training is schedule for August 13 and 20, 2014.

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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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Aug
14

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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Aug
15

Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

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

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Aug
16

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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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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Aug
17

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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Aug
19

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

Behavior Management Workshop - English

11:30am

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 Children’s Nature Institute Presents Science in the Library

4:30pm

CNI presents Science in the Library, a free fun and edcuational program for the whole family. August's program will focus on The Sun and will cover:

  • August 5: Visible Light
  • August 12: Day and Night
  • August 19: Shadows
  • August 26: Light can bend

For more information contact Betty Villalta at betty@cni-kids.org or 213.746.2966.

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
Aug
20

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.

Read More

Puberty, Periods and Everything Else In Between

4:30pm

Special Workshops

The Cycle Girls and their team of women physicians will provide training on personal care and hygiene for Lanterman female clients between the ages of 12 and 17. The two part training is schedule for August 13 and 20, 2014.

Read More

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.

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Aug
22

Teatro Ilusion

6pm–8pm

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

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Aug
25

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Monday Afternoon Session 1

3:30pm

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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Aug
26

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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Navegando el Sistem de Necesidades Especiales: Entrenamiento de Coordinacion de Servicios y Abogacia

9:30am

This course is offered in-person over four consecutive weeks and online as a four-part webinar, and provides families with the necessary skills and knowledge about the regional center system to make them informed partners and advocates for their family member with special needs.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

11:30am

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 Children’s Nature Institute Presents Science in the Library

4:30pm

CNI presents Science in the Library, a free fun and edcuational program for the whole family. August's program will focus on The Sun and will cover:

  • August 5: Visible Light
  • August 12: Day and Night
  • August 19: Shadows
  • August 26: Light can bend

For more information contact Betty Villalta at betty@cni-kids.org or 213.746.2966.

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.

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Aug
27

Board Meeting

6pm–8pm

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

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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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Aug
28

Universal Enhancement Training with Tom Pomeranz, Ed.D.

9am–4pm

Day 1 of this training is for DSP/staff, supervisors and administrators and will cover "Achieving the Right of Adult Status: Through Universal Enhancement" and "Universal Language - It's All In How You Say It." Day 2 of this training is for supervisors, administrator and staff trainers only and will cover "Classroom Coaching in Place - Just in Time (IP-JIT). This training is scheduled for August 28 and 29, 2014.

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Aug
29

Universal Enhancement Training with Tom Pomeranz, Ed.D.

9am–4pm

Day 1 of this training is for DSP/staff, supervisors and administrators and will cover "Achieving the Right of Adult Status: Through Universal Enhancement" and "Universal Language - It's All In How You Say It." Day 2 of this training is for supervisors, administrator and staff trainers only and will cover "Classroom Coaching in Place - Just in Time (IP-JIT). This training is scheduled for August 28 and 29, 2014.

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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Friday Afternoon Session 1

3:30pm

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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