CPAD Newsletter (January 2017)

 

CPAD LA Headquarter:

Community Presentation Meeting on the ABLE ACT Program

Do you know that California has signed a new program, California Achieving a Better Life Experience (CalABLE), allowing people with disabilities who acquired their disability before the age of 26 to save up to $100K while on benefits? This means that people who receive SSI or other types of Social Security benefits will soon be able to save more than the current $2,000 limit when they open an ABLE account. Before California’s ABLE accounts become available, the CalABLE Act Board needs to hear from you! Let’s shape what our California ABLE accounts look like together. Come participate in our Stakeholders Meeting to learn more and share your input... (More..)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

“ Tax, Tax, More about Tax”

Time: January 21, 2017, Saturday, 2 pm to 4 pm

Location: OCAAC
225 W. Carl Karcher Way,
Anaheim, CA 92801

Speaker 講者:  Kenny Yu, CPA

Parent CPA Kenny Yu will talk about tax issues, and answer tax-related questions... (More..)

 

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CPAD Corner (January 2017)

 

CPAD LA Headquarter:

Chinese SAGE - A Year in Review

2016 has been a memorable year for Chinese SAGE. The whole purpose of Chinese SAGE is to empower its members to practice self-advocacy. Even though Chinese SAGE has only existed for a relatively short amount of time, it has grown tremendously thanks to the hard work and dedication of everyone involved. Chinese SAGE members had the privilege to take part in this historic election that will continue to impact the United States of America. This was made possible through the PADSA Mini-grant awarded on voting training early this year. Alex Phuong was selected to work as the Mini-grant Project Coordinator on behalf of Chinese SAGE.

In the past half a year before the election, Chinese SAGE members had series of trainings from DRC staff and Dr. Barbara Wheeler, learning about issues such as the importance of voting, the voting process, and exercising their rights to speak their minds while learning to respect the opinions of others... (More..)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

On 11/19/2016, OC Chapter held a parent education meeting, "Promoting Health - A Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective" . Speaker, Dr. Kan Yang, He emphazized the importance of having a healthy life style by following the rhythm of nature - day and night, and the seasonal change...(More..)

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