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.
Regularly Offered Training Opportunities
The following are training opportunities that focus on developmental disabilities and related topics and are conducted or sponsored by Lanterman Regional Center for family members in the Lanterman community.
Available in English and Spanish, this training helps families plan for the future, and covers the following topics: conservatorship, special needs trusts, and wills.
Available in English and Spanish, this training talks about the IEP process, special education and inclusion, and is for families with school-age children.
Available in English and Spanish, this training is for families with children two to three years of age.
This training course is designed especially for Lanterman families to better enable them to advocate for and assist their family member with a developmental disability.
New Paths offers a comfortable and supportive environment where you can share the joys and concerns of caring for a child with a disability, as well as learn from others walking the same road as you.
Designed to educate parents and provide strategies to assist them in developing positive communication about sexuality and reproductive health with their children with developmental disabilities.
The Pathways Beyond Grief groups offer parents a comfortable and supportive environment where they can explore and acknowledge feelings such as sadness, anger, guilt or other feelings that can accompany the day-to-day stress they encounter.
Toilet Training enables parents to learn a systematic approach to toilet training, identifying readiness, developing a specific task analysis for their child, and utilizing principles of behavior modification to increase toileting behavior and motivation.
In addition to the regularly offered training listed above, Lanterman offers a variety of other training and workshops throughout the year that function as valuable tools in assisting families with the many transitions that will occur in the life of their child with a developmental disability.