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Regional Center Services through the Self-Determination Program

Foothill Autism Alliance presents "Regional Center Services through the Self-Determination Program" with guest speaker Carmine Manicone, Associate Director at Lanterman Regional Center, on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

There will be discussion on how Regional Centers will offer and provide services as a client/family option through the New Self-Determination Program scheduled to start June 2021. You will learn how services are provided in the Self-Determination Program versus the traditional Service Coordination Model.

  • What are the differences and similarities between the two programs?
  • How will a Service Coordinator work with a client/family if they are in the Self-Determination Program?
  • How will you know if a client/family will benefit from the Self-Determination Program?
  • What is the enrollment process of a new client/family into the Self-Determination Program?

About the Guest Speaker
Carmine Manicone is the Associate Director of Lanterman Regional Center. Mr. Manicone began his career in 1994 as a Program Director with LA Youth Program and later transitioned to Westside in 2002. During his tenure with WRC, Carmine held various positions, including Service Coordinator, Quality Assurance Specialist, Program Manager in Client Services, Assistant Director of Client Services to Executive Director.

Mr. Manicone has been an advocate through the inception and implementation of the Self-Determination Program. He has been dedicated to providing support and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities, along with developing working partnerships with community organizations. He is dedicated to ensuring individuals with developmental disabilities achieve the greatest possible enrichment and fulfillment in their lives.

About Registration
Space is limited, registration required:

The Zoom link will be provided in the registration confirmation e-mail.

If you have any questions contact FAA at 818.662.8847 or

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