*Please note that some of these events have RSVP/registration deadlines. Some also have "early bird" specials. Make sure to read the full description for details.*
ONGOING: The Center for Cerebral Palsy at UCLA brings Camp Leg Power - Sign up for a study to improve movement and walking in children with Cerebral Palsy. This camp will start July; however, the time to sign up is now. The purpose of this study is to determine who can best improve walking abilities by participating in specialized physical therapy in a fun camp-like atmosphere. This study is for children ages 6 to 18 years. For complete details and to learn how to register, please view their flyer. You can also view the flyer in Spanish.
ONGOING: The City of Whittier's Therapeutic Recreation Program has many social events geared towards individuals with developmental disabilities. Some events are for those 8 years and up and others are for ages 15 and up. These events are: Game Nights, Special Arts Programs, New Frontier Players, Friday Night Dances, Special Olympics Bowling: The Incredibowlers, and Recreation Bowling. For more details and a complete listing of 2018 events view the flyer here. For a complete listing of all the Friday Night Dances, please view their flyer. For additional fun events visit our social and recreational opportunities webpage.
May: The Boyle Heights Family Resource Center's calendar of FREE activities. Join them for Health Education; such as, Healthy Cooking, Diabetes classes, Registered Dietitian, and CPR/First Aid (by Registration only). They also offer Fitness Classes: Yoga, Aerobics, Cardio Dance Exercise, and more! They have a *NEW CLASS* for the month of May: Asthma 101. May is Asthma Awareness Month. This class for L.A. Care health plan members, helps families understand some common causes, how to prevent asthma attacks, how to follow medication directions, and how to use peak flow meters and spacers. View the full calendar in English and Spanish.
JUNE 13 - JULY 25: FREE training opportunity for Service Providers (Vendors) in the East Los Angeles area. This COMMUNICATION PARTNER TRAINING workshop is designed to enhance the skills of Adult Service Providers who work with individuals with severe communication impairments. Participants will learn about low to mid tech communication systems, how to create systems for those they support, and how to train their staff to be more effective communication partners. For complete details and to register, please view their flyer here.
JUNE 16: Two of the Keys to Successful Self-Determination: Person-Centered Planning and Facilitation. Come to this FREE workshop and learn more about Person-Centered Planning and how this is the key to organizing an individual’s hopes, dreams,
and wishes into a practical and meaningful plan. Also learn about Facilitators and how they will play a key role in developing and managing budgets, connecting people to services, working with the Fiscal Management Service, and creating person-centered plans. For complete information in English and Spanish, please view their flyer.
AUGUST 1 - SEPT 12: FREE training opportunity for Service Providers (Vendors) in the North Los Angeles area. This COMMUNICATION PARTNER TRAINING workshop is designed to enhance the skills of Adult Service Providers who work with individuals with severe communication impairments. Participants will learn about low to mid tech communication systems, how to create systems for those they support, and how to train their staff to be more effective communication partners. For complete details and to register, please view their flyer here.
SEPTEMBER 7: Wrightslaw Conference - From Emotions to Advocacy. Don't miss this full day conference where you will learn vital information in regards to the Special Education system. You will learn: How to prepare for an IEP, How to develop a SMART IEP, How to document information that may prevent or resolve disputes, How to build productive relationships with school personnel, and much more. For complete details and/or to register, please visit their event webpage.
OCTOBER 4-5: 32nd Annual Supported Life Conference in Sacramento, CA. Save the date for this event. More information coming soon.
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