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2Sep

3Sep

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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4Sep

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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Community Meetings to Address Changes to Regional Centers and Services, and Potential Effects

10am–12pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings. 

A portion of this year’s meetings will include a review of all of the changes to the regional center service system enacted through the various budget trailer bills of the last two years and how the legislative changes may affect clients and families. Also covered will be the following topics that will address the present state of Lanterman Regional Center:

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2013‐14
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2014
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2013 performance plan 

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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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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5Sep

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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6Sep

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Friday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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7Sep

9Sep

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 Monday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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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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Community Meetings to Address Changes to Regional Centers and Services, and Potential Effects

4:30pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings. 

A portion of this year’s meetings will include a review of all of the changes to the regional center service system enacted through the various budget trailer bills of the last two years and how the legislative changes may affect clients and families. Also covered will be the following topics that will address the present state of Lanterman Regional Center:

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2013‐14
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2014
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2013 performance plan 

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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10Sep

Assisting with Self-Administration of Medication

10am–12pm

Training and Development (Lanterman)

This training is designed to provide service providers in the Lanterman community with information on how to assist clients with medication self-administration, storage and disposal, and documentation. They will learn how to identify key information on prescription drug labels and is intended to assist providers with proper medication procedures and will not take the place of any DSP training they may be required to attend. This is the September 2013 in-service.

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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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Padres Unidos

7pm–9pm

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

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11Sep

Community Meetings to Address Changes to Regional Centers and Services, and Potential Effects

9:30am

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings. 

A portion of this year’s meetings will include a review of all of the changes to the regional center service system enacted through the various budget trailer bills of the last two years and how the legislative changes may affect clients and families. Also covered will be the following topics that will address the present state of Lanterman Regional Center:

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2013‐14
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2014
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2013 performance plan 

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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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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12Sep

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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13Sep

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Friday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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15Sep

16Sep

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Monday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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17Sep

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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18Sep

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.

Read More

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.

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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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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19Sep

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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20Sep

Baby Play Days for Children Birth to 2 Years of Age

1pm–2pm

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 Friday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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21Sep

Talking to Your Children with Disabilities about Relationships and Sexuality

10:30am

External Conferences and Seminars

Co-sponsored by The Inclusion Institute and the Westside Family Resource and Empowerment Center, speaker Howard Chudler, MFT, will lead a frank discussion about attraction and development as it pertains to relationships and sexuality in people with disabilities, from pre-teen to adults. It will include suggestions about how to increase your comfort level when talking about it with your own children. The seminar is scheduled for September 21, 2013.

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23Sep

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Monday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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24Sep

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.

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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25Sep

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.

Read More

Community Meetings to Address Changes to Regional Centers and Services, and Potential Effects

7pm–9pm

Each year, Lanterman Regional Center hosts community meetings to provide our key partners – individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and our service providers – the opportunity to give us feedback on the future direction and long‐term goals of the Center.

This partnership is only successful when all parties involved have an opportunity to participate, and one avenue utilized by the Center to ensure that all persons interested in participating are able to is at our annual community meetings. 

A portion of this year’s meetings will include a review of all of the changes to the regional center service system enacted through the various budget trailer bills of the last two years and how the legislative changes may affect clients and families. Also covered will be the following topics that will address the present state of Lanterman Regional Center:

  • Budget overview for fiscal year 2013‐14
  • Legislative changes in the Budget Trailer Bill
  • Changes to the performance plan for 2014
  • Alternative Service Coordination Model
  • Achievements from the 2013 performance plan 

We look forward to your attendance at one of the meetings below. If you have any questions or need more information, contact the Koch‐Young Resource Center at 213.252.5600 or kyrc@lanterman.org.

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26Sep

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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AAC Implementation Strategies Across Environments Webinar

12pm–1pm

Special Workshops

Ideas for implementing AAC across the day and in multiple settings.
Lanterman Regional Center and ATEC host an AAC Implementation Strategies Across Environments Webinar presented by Marjorie Gell, M.A. CCC-SLP, Certified Proloquo2Go Trainer, ATEC Speech and Language Pathologist. The webinar on September 26, 2013 will describe and discuss strategies for implementing AAC systems across the day and in multiple settings.

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27Sep

Fiesta Educative, Inc. 35th Annual Statewide Conference

8:30am

External Conferences and Seminars

The annual Fiesta Educativa conference will cover topics ranging from special education, to the transition to career and higher education, autism spectrum disorder, legal considerations and protections, learning disabilities and mental health, as well as legal clinics. The conference is scheduled for September 27, 2013. Requests for funding must be submitted to Lanterman by August 28, 2013.

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REACHability Foundation’s Weekend of OZ

3pm–8pm

Nestled in the hills of Malibu, the REACHability Foundation will be transforming the Shalom Institute into the Land of Oz. Families will arrive on Friday afternoon September 27 at 3 p.m. and depart on Sunday morning September 29 at 11:30 a.m. Your family will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities throughout the family camp wandering through the grounds as the Lion, The Scarecrow and The Tin-man. By partaking in the activities your child will have the opportunity to use their "COURAGE" to overcome challenging obstacles, show their "HEART" in their compassion to help others and exercise their bodies and "BRAIN" as they problem solve through mazes & puzzles. The grounds themselves lend for an amazing weekend. They will incorporate all the grounds have to offer as we take you from "Kansas to the Land Of OZ."

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28Sep

REACHability Foundation’s Weekend of OZ

9am–8pm

Nestled in the hills of Malibu, the REACHability Foundation will be transforming the Shalom Institute into the Land of Oz. Families will arrive on Friday afternoon September 27 at 3 p.m. and depart on Sunday morning September 29 at 11:30 a.m. Your family will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities throughout the family camp wandering through the grounds as the Lion, The Scarecrow and The Tin-man. By partaking in the activities your child will have the opportunity to use their "COURAGE" to overcome challenging obstacles, show their "HEART" in their compassion to help others and exercise their bodies and "BRAIN" as they problem solve through mazes & puzzles. The grounds themselves lend for an amazing weekend. They will incorporate all the grounds have to offer as we take you from "Kansas to the Land Of OZ."

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29Sep

REACHability Foundation’s Weekend of OZ

9am–11:30am

Nestled in the hills of Malibu, the REACHability Foundation will be transforming the Shalom Institute into the Land of Oz. Families will arrive on Friday afternoon September 27 at 3 p.m. and depart on Sunday morning September 29 at 11:30 a.m. Your family will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities throughout the family camp wandering through the grounds as the Lion, The Scarecrow and The Tin-man. By partaking in the activities your child will have the opportunity to use their "COURAGE" to overcome challenging obstacles, show their "HEART" in their compassion to help others and exercise their bodies and "BRAIN" as they problem solve through mazes & puzzles. The grounds themselves lend for an amazing weekend. They will incorporate all the grounds have to offer as we take you from "Kansas to the Land Of OZ."

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30Sep

Playgroups for Children 2 to 5 Years of Age - Fall Monday Afternoon Session 1

2:30pm

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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