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Regularly Offered Training Opportunities

The following are training opportunities that focus on developmental disabilities and related topics and are conducted or sponsored by Lanterman Regional Center for family members in the Lanterman community.

Autodeterminación Orientación

En esta orientación, aprenderá sobre el Programa de Autodeterminación de California (SDP). Esta capacitación le brindará una descripción general amplia del programa, seguida de una mirada más profunda.

Conservatorship and Estate Planning

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?

Available to watch on demand.

IEP, Inclusion and Transition to Adulthood

This presentation for families with young adults will cover the following topics:

  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Vocational and Employment Options
  • Transition to Adulthood Planning

Self-Determination Orientation

In this orientation you will be learning about the California Self-Determination Program (SDP). This training will give you a broad overview of the program, followed by a more in depth look.

Special Education, Inclusion and Transition to Preschool

This presentation available in English and Spanish is for families with school-age children and 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
  • Special section for parents with children 2 to 3 years of age that focuses on what happens when a child transitions to preschool

Understanding the Regional Center/Como Entender el Centro Regional/지역 센터 이해

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./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./이 오리엔테이션 세션에서는 지역 센터 시스템에 대한 기본적인 필수 정보와 지식, 이용 가능한 서비스, 정보 및 자원 획득 방법을 제공합니다.

Additional Training

In addition to the regularly offered training listed above, Lanterman offers a variety of other training and workshops throughout the year that function as valuable tools in assisting families with the many transitions that will occur in the life of their child with a developmental disability.