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1Nov

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

9:30am

Lanterman presents Music Together, which brings together families in sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of very young children from 1 to 5 years of age. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers participate at their own levels in family-style classes of mixed ages.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

11:30am

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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2Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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3Nov

5Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Morning Session

10am–11am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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Orientation and Training for Non-professional Conservators

1pm–4:30pm

External Conferences and Seminars

This free training will familiarize non-professional conservators with the following topics: 1. What your duties will be once you are appointed as a Conservator; 2. How to care for your Conservatee; 3. How to prepare for accountings to the Court; 4. How to access valuable resources. There are two sessions being held: September 10, 2012 and November 5, 2012.

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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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6Nov

The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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7Nov

Behavioral Services Orientation - AbilityFirst - English - Morning

10am–11am

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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SPAC Meeting

10am–12pm

Meetings are open to all Lanterman service providers. If you would like an agenda e-mailed to you contact Irma Padilla at 213.383.1300, x. 6006 or ipadilla@lanterman.org.

View more information about SPAC, including meeting location information and the SPAC committee members at www.lanterman.org/spac/.

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Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - Spanish - Evening

5:30pm

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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8Nov

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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9Nov

Transitioning Non-Oral to Oral Feeding

8am–4:30pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Transition from non-oral to oral feeding begins the moment the tube is placed. This intermediate-level course will present a framework for providing feeding intervention to children to support full or partial transition to oral feeding. This course is scheduled for November 9, 2012.

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Baby Play Days for Children Birth to 2 Years of Age

10am–11:30am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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10Nov

City of Los Angeles Veterans Appreciation Festival Coming November 10

1pm–4pm

This first ever Veterans Appreciation Festival is being presented by Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and Councilman Joe Buscaino in association with The Port of Los Angeles local and national veterans services and advocacy groups. The festival is scheduled for Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the USS IOWA located at Berth 87, Port of Los Angeles, 250 South Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro, CA 90731. The event  will feature a resource fair, patriotic harley riders, live music, free food, children's play zone and free USS IOWA passes for veterans. This event is free and open to the public.

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12Nov

La Esperanza

9:30am

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de edades 15 anos y mayores.

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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Morning Session

10am–11am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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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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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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13Nov

Engaging Clients with Behavioral Challenges

10am–12pm

Training and Development (Lanterman)

This training will introduce providers to new ways for engaging clients in their environment and reduce unwanted behaviors. This is the November in-service.

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The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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IEP And Inclusion

6:30pm

Available in English and Spanish, this training talks about the IEP process, special education and inclusion, and is for families with school-age children.

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Padres Unidos

7pm–9pm

Para familias con ninos con discapacidades del desarrollo de todas las edades.

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14Nov

AAC Users Group

4pm–5pm

This is a monthly opportunity for users of AAC devices to socialize with other AAC users and learn some additional applications of their device, such as e-mailing and using the telephone.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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15Nov

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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16Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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17Nov

The Masgutova Method: Transforming the Lives of Children with Challenges through Reflex Integration

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

In this experiential presentation you’ll learn about the essential capabilities of the Masgutova Method to awaken the remarkable healing and learning capacities of the brain of the child with challenges from Autism Spectrum Disorder, Brain Damage, Dyslexia, and Cerebral Palsy. The “Masgutova Method” is a cutting-edge, body-based therapy that helps the brain of the child self-organize at a higher level, providing a dramatic improvement in children’s ability  to feel their body, understand, sit still, move, and think in a way that seemed unattainable before. The presentation is scheduled for November 17, 2012.

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18Nov

19Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Morning Session

10am–11am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

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20Nov

The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

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Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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21Nov

Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - Spanish - Morning

10am–11am

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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Behavioral Services Orientation - Lanterman - English - Evening

5:30pm

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center's Orientation to Behavioral Services is a one-time training developed to provide parents and caregivers of regional center clients with information on the types of behavioral services that are provided through Lanterman. The orientation is a mandatory first step for any family considering behavioral services. The orientation is offered as a live instructor led training conducted at Lanterman Regional Center or community locations or online.

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22Nov

The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

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23Nov

26Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Morning Session

10am–11am

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

Read More

The Incredible Years (Spanish)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. Spanish classes begin on September 10, 2012.

Read More

27Nov

The Incredible Years Training for Parents Plus Social Skills Training for Children

4pm–6pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Children’s Institute, Inc. would like to invite you to attend the Incredible Years Program. Focused on building positive parent‐child relationships, Incredible Years (IY) teaches evidence‐based parenting skills to help manage children’s behavioral problems. This program also includes Social Skills training utilizing two components: “Dinosaur School” for children ages 4‐8, and “Right Choices Life Success Skills” for children ages 9‐12. The 20-week program beings October 9, 2012 and runs through March 5, 2013.

Read More

Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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28Nov

Behavior Management Workshop - English

6pm–8pm

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

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29Nov

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11am

These multi-session workshops are intended to teach parents and caregivers basic principles of behavior change and practical application of these principles in their everyday life. They also provide a supportive environment for families who share similar experiences. Parents must complete the “Behavioral Services Orientation” prior to registering for Behavior Management Workshops. Completion of these workshops is mandatory for families requesting in-home behavioral services.

Read More

The Incredible Years (English)

5pm–7pm

External Conferences and Seminars

The Incredible Years is a parenting program designed to strengthen parenting skills and prevent and treat behavior problems in children. This free 18-week series will focus on parenting children ages 3 to 5. English classes being on September 6, 2012.

Read More

30Nov

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall/Winter Afternoon Session

1:30pm

Quality play time with parents can lead to improvements in skills such as communication, engagement, sensory awareness, cognitive ability and creativity. Each session of the parent-child playgroups will run for seven weeks and will provide caregivers with play strategies and tips for engaging children with special needs to make playtime more fun and meaningful as well as exposure to a variety of play mediums and ideas for low-budget activities that can be done at home. Caregivers will also get expert advice and answers to questions from therapists who will visit the group. Sessions are conducted in English and Spanish concurrently for various age ranges between birth and 5 years of age and at various days and times to accommodate the needs of the community.

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