Regional Center Info
Intake & Eligibility

Do you have questions about regional center eligibility or have you been denied in the past?
Please join us for this informative workshop on regional center eligibility and services and how to prepare an effective initial application or re-application.

Regional Center Intake & Eligibility

· Early Start Eligibility
· Lanterman Eligibility (Age 3+)
· Fifth Category Eligibility
· How to Prepare for Intake
· Intake Timeline & Procedures
· Eligibility Determinations
· Disagreements
· Services & Supports

May 13, 2015, from 10:00am to noon –OR– May 20, 2015, from 6:00-8:00pm
Location: SCDD Orange County Office – 2000 East Fourth Street, Suite #115, Santa Ana, CA 92705

RSVP required! RSVP to (714) 558-4404 or email scarlett.vonthenen@scdd.ca.gov.
Please RSVP with your name, email address, phone number, and tell us which session you want to attend.

*Please note that there will be no admittance for anyone who arrives later than 30 minutes after the workshop start time due to the building’s automated door system.  See Flyer for additional information

 

2015-5 Regional Center Eligibility

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Living Options
for People with Disabilities

Please join us for a discussion on living options for children and adults with developmental disabilities who receive regional center services.
Learn what services and supports are available for children living at home!
Start planning for your child’s future by learning about living options for adults!
For children:
· Services and supports for children living at home
· Out-of-home placements for children
For adults:
· Services and supports for adults residing in the family home
· Supported and independent living services
· Adult family home agency model
· Group home placement options and community living placement options

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SOCIAL for Adults with Autism (16 & Up) and Caregivers

Enjoy a care-free, cost-free afternoon of entertainment and performing arts at Chapman University.  Great prizes to win, people to meet and refreshments.  Please email chapmanautismsocial@gmail.com to make your reservation.  For additional information and driving directions, please download the flyer and map.

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CSU-Fullerton Conference
Autism Spectrum Disorders

This 2-day conference keynote speaker is Stephen Hinkle, an adult with autism who was included in the public school system and speaks nationally on his experiences.  Friday evening April 24, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., the topic is The Hidden Curriculum of School. Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., the topic is Inclusion from a Student’s Perspective and breakout sessions. Lunch is included on Saturday.

Breakout sessions will equip attendees in working with paraprofessionals, facilitating successful inclusive practices, and mobilizing the community to support autism intervention in the schools.

Download the flyer for additional conference details for Friday evening and Saturday sessions and a registration form.

Conference ASD_2015

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CSU-Fullerton Conference
Autism Spectrum Disorders

This 2 day conference keynote speaker is Stephen Hinkle, an adult with autism who was included in the public school system and speaks nationally on his experiences.  Friday evening April 24, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., the topic is The Hidden Curriculum of School. Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., the topic is Inclusion from a Student’s Perspective and breakout sessions. Lunch is included on Saturday.

Breakout sessions will equip attendees in working with paraprofessionals, facilitating successful inclusive practices, and mobilizing the community to support autism intervention in the schools.

Download the flyer for additional conference details for Friday evening and Saturday sessions and a registration form.

Conference ASD_2015

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Recent Advances in Autism Research and Implications for Treatment
Review of the Top Ten Research Studies in 2014

With so many research studies investigating diverse paths to better understand autism spectrum disorder, it can be difficult for anyone to stay up-to-date on the latest scientific findings. This educational seminar will help both parents and professionals with an interest in autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Amaral will highlight findings from his own research, from colleagues at the MIND Institute and from the world autism research community. The presentation will review the “Top 10 Research Findings of 2014” as well as current research taking place at the MIND Institute. Dr. Amaral will review the difficulties in finding pharmaceutical treatments for autism spectrum disorder and discuss the Autism BrainNet which utilizes postmortem brain donations to facilitate autism research. David G. Amaral, Ph.D, is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, with an appointment to the Center for Neuroscience and as an investigator at the California Regional Primate Research Center. He is also the research director at the MIND Institute, an affiliate of UC Davis, engaged in interdisciplinary research into the causes and treatment of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.

Pre-registration REQUIRED.  Download flyer and send in registration form and check for registration fee.  Fee includes Subway boxed lunch.  See flyer for fees for professional CEU’s and additional information.

Autism Seminar- Dr. Amaral

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Volunteer for the SOCIAL for Adults with Autism (ages 16 & up) & Their Caregivers
GAN Volunteers Needed

GAN volunteers are needed to host caregivers at the upcoming SOCIAL at the University of California – Irvine.  You will introduce caregivers to each other and enjoy the company of other GAN members.  Student volunteers will observe how autism affects three generations in families.

Join us at the UCI Student Center at 1:00 p.m. for a brief volunteer orientation.  We promise you a fun and very rewarding afternoon!   Contact bonnie@ganinfo.org if you can help.  Download the event flyer and driving directions.

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