Special Workshops

Building Speech Skills

Strategies for Parents to Improve Their Child’s Speech and Language
Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center and Pasadena Child Development Associates present a a two-hour workshop for parents to learn how to promote their child’s speech skills. Gain ideas you can incorporate in daily life and playtime with your child who is between the ages of birth to 5. Learn how to build off of your child’s interests and your family’s regular routine to motivate and support your child in finding his or her voice.

How to Make the Computer You Have More Accessible Webinar

Lanterman Regional Center and ATEC present an AT workshop with Kevin Daugherty, ATEC Rehabilitation Engineer, RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). This presentation is for anyone interested in learning how to make his or her computer more accessible. The Webinar workshop is schedule for May 15, 2014.

Music Together: A Parent and Me Music Series

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.

Playgroups for Children Birth to 5

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.

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect - A Two-Part Webinar

A free two-part webinar training based on ZERO TO THREE'S curriculum designed for early childhood and childcare professionals, called Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect will be presented by Lanterman and Strategies.This webinar will provide the knowledge, skill and strategies for parents and professionals to partner together to prevent child maltreatment.

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Part 1 - Understanding and Responding to Abuse and Neglect of Infants and Toddlers
  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Part 2 - Helping Parents and Providers Understand Temperament