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1May

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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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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2May

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11pm

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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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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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring Thursday 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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3May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring Friday 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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Performing Arts Studio West Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Fundraiser Musical “Recovered” on May 3

8pm–11pm

Performing Arts Studio West will celebrate its 15th anniversary this year by producing a one-night musical extravaganza fund raiser on Friday, May 3 at the beautiful 500 seat James R. Armstrong Theater located at 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503. The new show is called "Recovered," a musical and theatrical experience featuring freshly realized versions of popular rock and pop songs performed by singers, dancers and actors with developmental disabilities, including the talents of Lanterman clients Danielle Dejean and August McAdoo (vocalists), Isaac Leyva and Michael Rice (actors), and Bahareh Saviss (dancer).

The performance will feature innovative versions of music by Lady Gaga, The Ting Tings, Crosby Stills & Nash, Radiohead, The Doors, Annie Lennox, The Beatles, Edie Brickell, The Police, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Duran Duran, The Animals, and Sly and the Family Stone. Among the songs to be performed LIVE are People Are Strange, Creep, Dazed and Confused, Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, Ordinary World, Piece of My Heart and Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin).

Tickets are a tax deductible donation of $25. This includes a studio recorded CD of the music performed at the show. For tickets call 310.674.1346, x. 202.

Film clips, video, audio tracks and further information can be found at http://pastudiowest.com.

Isaac Leyva recently co-starred in the film "Any Day Now" also starring Alan Cumming ("The Good Wife" - CBS) and Garret Dillahunt ("Raising Hope" - Fox). Michael Rice will soon be appearing on an episode of "Shameless" - Showtime, and an episode of "Legit" - FX)

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6May

CARD Parenting Seminars

5:30pm

External Conferences and Seminars

Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorder, CARD, the series of parenting seminars will enhance parents’ and caregivers’ knowledge of how to address their children’s challenging behaviors. Most presentations are held on the first Monday of the month.
 

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7May

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

3:30pm

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

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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8May

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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9May

Behavior Management Workshop - Spanish

9am–11pm

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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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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Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring Thursday 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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10May

Baby Play Days for Children Birth to 2 Years of Age

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 - Spring Friday 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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11May

Signing Time Foundation Presents Rachel Coleman LIVE in Los Angeles on May 11

2:30pm

Emmy-nominated Rachel Coleman, host of Signing Time, will be performing for children and families in the Hollywood Hills on May 11, 2013 starting at 2:30 p.m. at The Hall of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068. The VIP event starts at 1 p.m. VIP ticket holders get the best seats, a chance to skip the line at the end, a more intimate meet-and-greet with Rachel before the concert and an easier time getting autographs and pictures with Rachel and Hopkins. The event will be interpreted in American Sign Language for our Deaf and Hard-of Hearing patrons.

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13May

La Esperanza

9:30am

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

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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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14May

Oral Health Care

10am–12pm

Training and Development (Lanterman)

This in-service will share information on common dental concerns for people with developmental disabilities and how to promote good oral health and hygiene for those in your care at day programs and residential homes. This is the May 2013 in-service.

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Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

3:30pm

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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Padres Unidos

7pm–9pm

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

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15May

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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KYRC Storytime on May 15 will Feature The Little Engine That Could Stories

3pm–4pm

Join the Koch-Young Resource Center from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 for a fun storytime reading featuring the Little Blue Engine That Could as she has fun playing hide and seek with her friends and celebrating one special friend's birthday. 

Bring your children to the KYRC Library for a reading of two stories followed by related arts and crafts afterward. Register by May 13, 2013 to reserve your spot.

Register online (preferred method)

For questions, more information and to register, contact 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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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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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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Behavioral Services Orientation - AbilityFirst - English - Evening

6:15pm

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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16May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring Thursday 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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17May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring Friday 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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18May

19May

21May

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

3:30pm

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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22May

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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23May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring/Summer Thursday 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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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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24May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring/Summer Friday 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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26May

IEP, Inclusion and Transition to Preschool

6:30pm

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
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27May

28May

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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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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Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

3:30pm

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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29May

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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30May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring/Summer Thursday 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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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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Sensory-Based Support: A Workshop for Parents with Children Birth to 5

6pm–8pm

Special Workshops

Come attend a two-hour workshop to learn more about the cause of some common sensory challenges as well as various strategies to help our children regulate their bodies and movements, and increase tolerance to sensitivities. Gain ideas you can incorporate in daily life and playtime with your child who is between the ages of birth to 5. There will be a PowerPoint, hands-on activities and discussion. The workshop is scheduled for May 30, 2013. 

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31May

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Spring/Summer Friday 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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