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Sep
1

Lanterman Closed

8am–5pm

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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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Sep
2

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.

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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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Sep
3

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.

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Todo Lo Que Quisiera Saber Sobre el Sexo Pero No Se Atrevió a Preguntar

10am–12pm

Special Workshops

Esta presentacion para padres de adolescentes y adults jovenes con Dr. Nora Baladerian, Ph.D, Certified Sex Therapist, provee respuestas a preguntas sobre el sexo que tienan los padres. Va a ocurir el 3 de septiembre de 2014.

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Community Meetings Start 09/03, to Address Changes to Regional Centers & Services, Potential Effects

10am–12pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings.  

This year’s agenda will cover the following topics: 

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2014‐15
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2015
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2014 performance plan  

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.   

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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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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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Sep
5

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.

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Sep
8

La Esperanza

9:30am

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de edades 15 anos y mayores.

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Community Meetings Start 09/03, to Address Changes to Regional Centers & Services, Potential Effects

9:30am

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings.  

This year’s agenda will cover the following topics: 

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2014‐15
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2015
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2014 performance plan  

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.   

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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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Community Meetings Start 09/03, to Address Changes to Regional Centers & Services, Potential Effects

4:30pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings.  

This year’s agenda will cover the following topics: 

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2014‐15
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2015
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2014 performance plan  

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.   

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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….

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Sep
9

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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Flu Overview and Bed Bug Prevention and Erradication

10am–12pm

This in-service will be an overview of the Flu - definition, transmission, signs /symptoms, treatment, prevention methods and resources in Los Angeles County, as well as a presentation on bed bug prevention and eradication by the LA County Department of Health. This is the September 2014 in-service.

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UCP Burbank Apartments Support Group

3pm–4pm

Adult client support group

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Padres Unidos

7pm–9pm

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de todas las edades.

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Sep
10

Grupo de Apoyo para Familias de Intervencion Temprana

9am–11am

Para familias que tienen ninos con necesidades especiales de 0 a 5 anos. Celebracion del Dia de las Madres y una celebracion de la Navidad.

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Korean Parent Support Group

10am–12pm

Asian Advocate for Special People (Korean-speaking)

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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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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

A local organization of parents, professionals and caregivers dedicated to providing education, resources and support to the growing autism community.

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Sep
11

Down Syndrome Parent Resource Network

7pm–9pm

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

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Sep
12

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.

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Sep
15

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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Sep
16

Professional Crisis Intervention Training

9am–5pm

MABPRO®  Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) violence prevention and de-escalation program will cover the essential and trusted methods of crisis intervention which when utilized in the stages prior to any physical intervention or assault that personnel might be faced with, will in most cases, prevent the need for any physical intervention. This training is scheduled for September 16, 2014.

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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.

Read More

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Tuesdays

3:30pm

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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Sep
17

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

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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IEP Cafe for Parents and Advocates: Transition IEPs

6pm–8pm

Special Workshops

This free IEP Cafe for parents and advocates with Special Education Attorney Sarit Ariam is an informal workshop and consulting session open to anyone and will answer questions about transition IEPs (Individual Education Plans). Come learn from experts and other families on September 17, 2014.

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Behavioral Services Orientation - AbilityFirst - English - Evening

6:15pm

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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Sep
18

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Thursdays

3:30pm

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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Puberty, Periods and Everything Else In Between

6pm–7:30pm

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 10 and 17. The two part training is schedule for September 18 and 25, 2014.

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Sep
19

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.

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Sep
20

Japanese-Speaking Parents Association of Children with Challenges

9:30am

For Japanese-speaking families of children with special needs.

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TACA ~ Talk About Curing Autism Parent Meeting

1pm–3:30pm

TACA is families with autism helping families with autism, and they offer substantive help for families through education and support.

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Sep
21

Parents of Children with Epilepsy Support Group

1pm–2:30pm

Support group for parents of children with epilepsy.

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Sep
22

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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Sep
23

Educación Especial, Transición e Inclusión

9:30am

Available in English and Spanish, this presentation for families with school-age children will cover the following topics:

  • What is special education and how to get the most out of a child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • How to ask for a new assessment and when and when not to sign the IEP
  • Strategies to include a child at school and in the community
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Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Tuesdays

3:30pm

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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Sep
24

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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Community Meetings Start 09/03, to Address Changes to Regional Centers & Services, Potential Effects

7pm–9pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings.  

This year’s agenda will cover the following topics: 

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2014‐15
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2015
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2014 performance plan  

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.   

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Sep
25

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

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Thursdays

3:30pm

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.

Read More

Puberty, Periods and Everything Else In Between

6pm–7:30pm

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 10 and 17. The two part training is schedule for September 18 and 25, 2014.

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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Sep
26

Toddler Talk

1pm–2pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Toddler Talk, a six-session parent/child 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 September 26, 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.

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Sep
29

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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Sep
30

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series on Tuesdays

3:30pm

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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