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2

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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Apr
3

De Mi Familia A Su Familia

10am–12pm

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

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Apr
4

Service Provider Rate Study Presentations and Input

10am–12pm

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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Self-Determination Committee Meeting

6pm–8pm

For more information about the self-determination committee and the meetings, contact Frank Lara at 213.252.4902 or flara@lanterman.org.

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Transition from High School: What You Need to Know

6pm–9pm

Regularly Offered Training Opportunities

Presented by Marjan Kermani, Lanterman Educational Law Clinic; Carmen Jimenez-Wynn, Employment Specialist; and LAUSD, this training is for parents, caregivers and professionals who work with students and young adults with special needs who have an IEP. The training will cover the following topics:

  • What is a Transition IEP and what strategies and resources are available that will help develop a successful transition plan?
  • What is the right path for your child?
  • What supports, services and options are available for transition age youth that can facilitate the transition to adulthood?
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Apr
5

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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Apr
6

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

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

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Apr
8

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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Apr
9

Crisis Intervention and Prevention Update (This is NOT a CPI Training)

10am–12pm

This training provides practical information on how to define a crisis, assess for imminent danger, interact with someone in crisis, de-escalate a crisis situation and prevent new ones. This course is designed to train parents and Direct Support Professionals in basic crisis intervention and prevention techniques. This is the April 2019 in-service.

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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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Apr
10

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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Apr
11

Conservatorship and Estate Planning

5pm–8pm

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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Apr
13

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

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

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Apr
16

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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Apr
17

Orientación para Nuevas Familias

9:30am

Regularly Offered Training Opportunities

Esta sesión de orientación ofrece información necesaria básica y el conocimiento acerca del sistema de centros regionales, que servicios están disponibles, y donde puede obtener información y recursos.

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New Family Orientation

5:30pm

Regularly Offered Training Opportunities

This orientation session provides basic necessary information and knowledge about the regional center system, what services are available and how to obtain information and resources.

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Apr
20

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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Apr
23

Tech Solutions for Independence

10am–12pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman and ATEC present the second workshop in the TechTools Workshop Series 2019: "Tech Solutions for Independence." Learn about the technology tools and resources for adults with disabilities for college, employment and daily living. Includes equipment demonstration and hands-on opportunities. This workshop is scheduled for April 23, 2019.

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Apr
24

Dance with Me!: A Parent and Me Music Series on Wednesdays

3pm–4pm

Special Workshops

Dance With Me! is part of the Parent and Me Music Series and is for children ages 2 to 4. This session runs for four consecutive weeks starting April 24, 2019.

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Board Meeting

6pm–8pm

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

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Apr
26

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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Apr
27

Sibling Saturday

12:30pm

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

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