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Public Meetings to be Held Regarding Purchase of Services Differences on March 26

Lanterman Regional Center will be hosting two public meetings on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, one in Spanish at 10 a.m. and one in English at 7 p.m., at the regional center. During the meetings we will be reviewing data on the disparity in purchased services for Lanterman clients related to age, race, primary language, and disability.

These meetings are held, as they were for the first time last year, to comply with (Welfare & Institutions Code, 4519.5) that calls for the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and regional centers to annually compile data relating to purchase of service authorization, utilization and expenditure, and report with respect to several indicators including age, race, language and disability. Each year,  this data will be compiled and posted by the regional center  by December 31st  for the prior fiscal year with public meetings to be held by the following March 31st.  

El Centro Regional Lanterman llevará a cabo dos reuniones públicas el miércoles, 26 de marzo de 2014, uno en español a las 10 a.m. y otro en inglés a las 7 p.m., en el centro regional. Durante las reuniones vamos a repasar los datos sobre la disparidad en los servicios comprados para clientes de Lanterman relacionados con la edad, raza, idioma y la discapacidad.

Estas reuniones se llevan a cabo, como fueron por primera vez el año pasado, para cumplir con  (Código De Bienestar & Instituciones, 4519.5) que pide el Departamento de Servicios del Desarrollo (DDS) y centros regionales anualmente compilar datos relacionados con la compra del gasto, utilización y autorización del servicio e informar respecto de varios indicadores, incluyendo la edad, raza, idioma y discapacidad. Cada año, esta información será compilada y publicada por el centro regional antes del 31 de diciembre para el año fiscal anterior con reuniones públicas conducidas antes del siguiente 31 de marzo.

Location

Lanterman Regional Center
3303 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010


Due to security reasons, access to the building requires that all visitors carry a picture ID.

Parking: Available in the parking structure behind Lanterman on Berendo Avenue. Parking tickets will not be validated. Parking fees are $5 prior to 10 a.m. entry, otherwise they will range from $10 to $13. There is metered parking on the street. Watch street signs. Lanterman is 2 blocks west of the Metro Red Line Wilshire/Vermont Station.