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Mar
1

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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Join Us for Storytime at KYRC on March 1

3pm–4pm

Join the Koch-Young Resource Center to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with a storytime. There will be plenty of activities, storytelling and games.

This event is for children and their parents and will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the KYRC Library.

Register online by February 28, 2019 to reserve your spot.

For questions, more information and to register, contact 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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Mar
2

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

Recreational support group for sibilings ages 5 to 12 of individuals with developmental disabilities. [in English]

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Mar
6

De Mi Familia A Su Familia

10am–12pm

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

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Mar
7

Toddler Talk

3pm–4pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Toddler Talk, a four-session parent/child speech program designed for children 2 to 3 1/2 years of age with Smile Pediatric Therapy and Diagnostics. 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 February 21, 2019.

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Navigating the Special Needs System: Service Coordination and Advocacy Training Series

6:30pm

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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Mar
9

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

Recreational support group for sibilings ages 5 to 12 of individuals with developmental disabilities. [in English]

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Mar
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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Mar
12

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advisory Meeting

12:30pm

This Southern Region DSP Advisory Meeting is intended for Residential Providers and Administrators and is a forum to provide feedback and get updates on the DSP training program from DDS. This is the March 2019 in-service.

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The ABC’s to the IEP: School District Services After Age 3

6pm–8pm

Special Workshops

Attend one or all of the sessions in this four-part training related to starting school right and school district services after age 3, including the basics, the IEP, school district services, placement options, understanding evaluations and more. The training starts on March 12, 2019.

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Padres Unidos Lanterman

6:15pm

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

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Public Meetings to be Held Regarding Purchase of Services Differences in March

6:15pm

Lanterman Regional Center will be hosting two public meetings on:

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Spanish at 6:15 p.m. at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    CHLA, 4650 W. Sunset Blvd., Conference Room - John Stauffer 12B, Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2018 in English at 6:30 p.m. at Lanterman
    Lanterman, 3303 Wilshire Blvd., Berendo Room A, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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 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 expenditures, 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 31 for the prior fiscal year with public meetings to be held by the following March 31.  

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El Centro Regional Lanterman llevará a cabo dos reuniones públicas en el Centro Regional:

Durante las reuniones vamos a repasar los datos sobre las diferencias en los servicios comprados para clientes de Lanterman relacionados con la edad, raza, idioma y la discapacidad.

Estas reuniones se llevan a cabo para cumplir con (Código De Bienestar & Instituciones, 4519.5) que pide el Departamento de Servicios del Desarrollo (DDS) y centros regionales para recopilar anualmente datos relacionados con la compra de servicios autorizados, utilización y gastos e informar respecto de a varios indicadores como 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.

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Mar
13

Grupo de Apoyo para Familias de Intervencion Temprana

9am–11am

Para familias que tienen ninos con necesidades especiales. [en Espanol]

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Chinese Parent Support Group

12pm–2pm

For Chinese-speaking families who have children with special needs of all ages. [in Chinese]

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LGBT Support Group

6pm–8pm

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
For clients with special needs. [in English]

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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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Mar
14

Toddler Talk

3pm–4pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Toddler Talk, a four-session parent/child speech program designed for children 2 to 3 1/2 years of age with Smile Pediatric Therapy and Diagnostics. 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 February 21, 2019.

Read More

Navigating the Special Needs System: Service Coordination and Advocacy Training Series

6:30pm

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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Mar
16

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

Recreational support group for sibilings ages 5 to 12 of individuals with developmental disabilities. [in English]

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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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Mar
17

California Sibling Leadership Network

12pm–3pm

For adult siblings of brothers and sisters with special needs. [in English]

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Mar
19

The ABC’s to the IEP: School District Services After Age 3

6pm–8pm

Special Workshops

Attend one or all of the sessions in this four-part training related to starting school right and school district services after age 3, including the basics, the IEP, school district services, placement options, understanding evaluations and more. The training starts on March 12, 2019.

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Armenian Parent Support Group

6:30pm

For Armenian-speaking families who have children with special needs of all ages. [in Armenian]

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Mar
20

Perspectives on Medical and Mental Health Concerns in Autism

9:30am

Special Workshops

CAPTAIN L.A. Presents a regional conference on Perspectives on Medical and Mental Health Concerns in Autism. The training is scheduled for March 20, 2019.

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Perspectives on Medical and Mental Health Concerns in Autism

9:30am

Special Topics Training (Service Providers)

CAPTAIN L.A. Presents a regional conference on Perspectives on Medical and Mental Health Concerns in Autism. The training is scheduled for March 20, 2019.

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Mar
21

Navigating the Special Needs System: Service Coordination and Advocacy Training Series

6:30pm

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
Mar
22

Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

10am–11:30am

The Burns & Associates (B&A) Provider Rate Study has been completed and will be presented to the California Legislature on March 15, 2019. B&A and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are seeking provider input on the rate study and the proposed rate-setting models. Comments must be received at DDS by April 5, 2019.

Lanterman’s Service Provider Advisory Committee had a presentation on the rate study and the proposed models at their March 6 meeting and recommended sharing the information with service providers in small groups to better facilitate dialogue and gather your input. A link to the rate study can be found at www.dds.ca.gov.

You are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions:

Friday, March 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.    

  • Personal Supports and Training: Personal Assistance (062)
  • Community Integration Training 1:1 (055)
  • ILS (520, 635)
  • SLS - Single Site Support (896)
  • Community Activities Support (063)
  • In-Home Respite (862)

12:30 to 2 p.m.

  • Behavioral and Professional Services: Behavior Services (612, 613, 615)
  • Behavior Management Consultant (620)
  • Adaptive Skills Trainer (605)
  • Infant Development Program (805)

2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • Day, Employment and Transportation Services: Socialization Training (028)
  • Community Integration Training Group (055)
  • Creative Arts (094)
  • Activity Center (505)
  • Adult Development Center (510)
  • Behavior Management Program (515)
  • Social Recreation Program (525)
  • Supported Employment (950, 952)
  • Work Activity Program (954)
  • Vocational Training (055, 063)
  • Transportation (875, 880)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Residential Services: Community Care Homes (905, 910, 915, 920)
  • Specialized Homes (113)
  • Family Home Agency (904)
  • SLS - Multiple Sites Support (896)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Intervention Services: Occupational Therapy (116)
  • Physical Therapy (116)
  • Speech Therapy (116)

Thursday, April 4, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Make-up session – open to everyone
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Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

12:30pm

The Burns & Associates (B&A) Provider Rate Study has been completed and will be presented to the California Legislature on March 15, 2019. B&A and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are seeking provider input on the rate study and the proposed rate-setting models. Comments must be received at DDS by April 5, 2019.

Lanterman’s Service Provider Advisory Committee had a presentation on the rate study and the proposed models at their March 6 meeting and recommended sharing the information with service providers in small groups to better facilitate dialogue and gather your input. A link to the rate study can be found at www.dds.ca.gov.

You are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions:

Friday, March 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.    

  • Personal Supports and Training: Personal Assistance (062)
  • Community Integration Training 1:1 (055)
  • ILS (520, 635)
  • SLS - Single Site Support (896)
  • Community Activities Support (063)
  • In-Home Respite (862)

12:30 to 2 p.m.

  • Behavioral and Professional Services: Behavior Services (612, 613, 615)
  • Behavior Management Consultant (620)
  • Adaptive Skills Trainer (605)
  • Infant Development Program (805)

2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • Day, Employment and Transportation Services: Socialization Training (028)
  • Community Integration Training Group (055)
  • Creative Arts (094)
  • Activity Center (505)
  • Adult Development Center (510)
  • Behavior Management Program (515)
  • Social Recreation Program (525)
  • Supported Employment (950, 952)
  • Work Activity Program (954)
  • Vocational Training (055, 063)
  • Transportation (875, 880)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Residential Services: Community Care Homes (905, 910, 915, 920)
  • Specialized Homes (113)
  • Family Home Agency (904)
  • SLS - Multiple Sites Support (896)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Intervention Services: Occupational Therapy (116)
  • Physical Therapy (116)
  • Speech Therapy (116)

Thursday, April 4, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Make-up session – open to everyone
Read More

Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

2:30pm

The Burns & Associates (B&A) Provider Rate Study has been completed and will be presented to the California Legislature on March 15, 2019. B&A and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are seeking provider input on the rate study and the proposed rate-setting models. Comments must be received at DDS by April 5, 2019.

Lanterman’s Service Provider Advisory Committee had a presentation on the rate study and the proposed models at their March 6 meeting and recommended sharing the information with service providers in small groups to better facilitate dialogue and gather your input. A link to the rate study can be found at www.dds.ca.gov.

You are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions:

Friday, March 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.    

  • Personal Supports and Training: Personal Assistance (062)
  • Community Integration Training 1:1 (055)
  • ILS (520, 635)
  • SLS - Single Site Support (896)
  • Community Activities Support (063)
  • In-Home Respite (862)

12:30 to 2 p.m.

  • Behavioral and Professional Services: Behavior Services (612, 613, 615)
  • Behavior Management Consultant (620)
  • Adaptive Skills Trainer (605)
  • Infant Development Program (805)

2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • Day, Employment and Transportation Services: Socialization Training (028)
  • Community Integration Training Group (055)
  • Creative Arts (094)
  • Activity Center (505)
  • Adult Development Center (510)
  • Behavior Management Program (515)
  • Social Recreation Program (525)
  • Supported Employment (950, 952)
  • Work Activity Program (954)
  • Vocational Training (055, 063)
  • Transportation (875, 880)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Residential Services: Community Care Homes (905, 910, 915, 920)
  • Specialized Homes (113)
  • Family Home Agency (904)
  • SLS - Multiple Sites Support (896)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Intervention Services: Occupational Therapy (116)
  • Physical Therapy (116)
  • Speech Therapy (116)

Thursday, April 4, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Make-up session – open to everyone
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Mar
23

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

Recreational support group for sibilings ages 5 to 12 of individuals with developmental disabilities. [in English]

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Mar
26

Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

9:30am

The Burns & Associates (B&A) Provider Rate Study has been completed and will be presented to the California Legislature on March 15, 2019. B&A and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are seeking provider input on the rate study and the proposed rate-setting models. Comments must be received at DDS by April 5, 2019.

Lanterman’s Service Provider Advisory Committee had a presentation on the rate study and the proposed models at their March 6 meeting and recommended sharing the information with service providers in small groups to better facilitate dialogue and gather your input. A link to the rate study can be found at www.dds.ca.gov.

You are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions:

Friday, March 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.    

  • Personal Supports and Training: Personal Assistance (062)
  • Community Integration Training 1:1 (055)
  • ILS (520, 635)
  • SLS - Single Site Support (896)
  • Community Activities Support (063)
  • In-Home Respite (862)

12:30 to 2 p.m.

  • Behavioral and Professional Services: Behavior Services (612, 613, 615)
  • Behavior Management Consultant (620)
  • Adaptive Skills Trainer (605)
  • Infant Development Program (805)

2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • Day, Employment and Transportation Services: Socialization Training (028)
  • Community Integration Training Group (055)
  • Creative Arts (094)
  • Activity Center (505)
  • Adult Development Center (510)
  • Behavior Management Program (515)
  • Social Recreation Program (525)
  • Supported Employment (950, 952)
  • Work Activity Program (954)
  • Vocational Training (055, 063)
  • Transportation (875, 880)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Residential Services: Community Care Homes (905, 910, 915, 920)
  • Specialized Homes (113)
  • Family Home Agency (904)
  • SLS - Multiple Sites Support (896)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Intervention Services: Occupational Therapy (116)
  • Physical Therapy (116)
  • Speech Therapy (116)

Thursday, April 4, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Make-up session – open to everyone
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Making It Work: How to Incorporate AAC into Daily Life

10am–12pm

Special Workshops

One of the hardest parts of using AAC is knowing what to do with it once you have a system. This workshop will review strategies to incorporate AAC into daily home life, in order to set your child up for communication success. The workshop is scheduled for March 26, 2019 and is the first workshop in the TechTools Workshop Series 2019.

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Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

11:30am

The Burns & Associates (B&A) Provider Rate Study has been completed and will be presented to the California Legislature on March 15, 2019. B&A and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) are seeking provider input on the rate study and the proposed rate-setting models. Comments must be received at DDS by April 5, 2019.

Lanterman’s Service Provider Advisory Committee had a presentation on the rate study and the proposed models at their March 6 meeting and recommended sharing the information with service providers in small groups to better facilitate dialogue and gather your input. A link to the rate study can be found at www.dds.ca.gov.

You are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions:

Friday, March 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.    

  • Personal Supports and Training: Personal Assistance (062)
  • Community Integration Training 1:1 (055)
  • ILS (520, 635)
  • SLS - Single Site Support (896)
  • Community Activities Support (063)
  • In-Home Respite (862)

12:30 to 2 p.m.

  • Behavioral and Professional Services: Behavior Services (612, 613, 615)
  • Behavior Management Consultant (620)
  • Adaptive Skills Trainer (605)
  • Infant Development Program (805)

2:30 to 4 p.m.

  • Day, Employment and Transportation Services: Socialization Training (028)
  • Community Integration Training Group (055)
  • Creative Arts (094)
  • Activity Center (505)
  • Adult Development Center (510)
  • Behavior Management Program (515)
  • Social Recreation Program (525)
  • Supported Employment (950, 952)
  • Work Activity Program (954)
  • Vocational Training (055, 063)
  • Transportation (875, 880)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Residential Services: Community Care Homes (905, 910, 915, 920)
  • Specialized Homes (113)
  • Family Home Agency (904)
  • SLS - Multiple Sites Support (896)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Early Intervention Services: Occupational Therapy (116)
  • Physical Therapy (116)
  • Speech Therapy (116)

Thursday, April 4, 2019
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Make-up session – open to everyone
Read More

The ABC’s to the IEP: School District Services After Age 3

6pm–8pm

Special Workshops

Attend one or all of the sessions in this four-part training related to starting school right and school district services after age 3, including the basics, the IEP, school district services, placement options, understanding evaluations and more. The training starts on March 12, 2019.

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Mar
27

Board Meeting

6pm–8pm

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

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Public Meetings to be Held Regarding Purchase of Services Differences in March

6:30pm

Lanterman Regional Center will be hosting two public meetings on:

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Spanish at 6:15 p.m. at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    CHLA, 4650 W. Sunset Blvd., Conference Room - John Stauffer 12B, Los Angeles, CA 90027
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2018 in English at 6:30 p.m. at Lanterman
    Lanterman, 3303 Wilshire Blvd., Berendo Room A, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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 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 expenditures, 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 31 for the prior fiscal year with public meetings to be held by the following March 31.  

XXX

El Centro Regional Lanterman llevará a cabo dos reuniones públicas en el Centro Regional:

Durante las reuniones vamos a repasar los datos sobre las diferencias en los servicios comprados para clientes de Lanterman relacionados con la edad, raza, idioma y la discapacidad.

Estas reuniones se llevan a cabo para cumplir con (Código De Bienestar & Instituciones, 4519.5) que pide el Departamento de Servicios del Desarrollo (DDS) y centros regionales para recopilar anualmente datos relacionados con la compra de servicios autorizados, utilización y gastos e informar respecto de a varios indicadores como 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.

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Mar
28

Navigating the Special Needs System: Service Coordination and Advocacy Training Series

6:30pm

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
Mar
29

Parents Collaborate Support Group

9am–10:30am

For parents of individuals with special needs of all ages and disabilities. [in English]

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Mar
30

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

Recreational support group for sibilings ages 5 to 12 of individuals with developmental disabilities. [in English]

Read More