CPAD Information (August 2016)

Public Forum

Promoting Purchase of Services (POS) Equity --Review of Proposals

Date: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Location:  San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center (SG/PRC)
75 Rancho Camino Drive, Pomona, CA 91766
Assembly Room A

Background. Recent legislation added section 4519.5(h) to the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act of the Welfare and Institutes Code (WIC), allocating $11 million to the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS) to assist regional centers in implementing strategies to reduce POS disparities. Regional centers shall submit proposals to DDS requesting funding to address identified areas of disparity by September 8th, 2016.  Regional centers are required to consult with stakeholders prior to submitting proposals. The Public Forum scheduled by SG/PRC on August 23rd, 2016 is your opportunity to comment on proposed strategies, to suggest activities that may be effective in addressing the disparities, and to provide recommendations to be incorporated in the proposals.  Translation will be provided in Spanish.  If you have questions, need other translations or accommodations, please email Carol Tomblin This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CPAD Information (June 2016)

Special Education and Disability Law

News New Resource for Common Core State Standards: The California Department of Education has posted new online resources to explain California State Standards based on Common Core. The resources include curriculum frameworks, information on content standards, information about implementation and other resources for English Language Arts and Mathematics

CPAD Information (April 2016)


As previously reported, the California Department of Social Services – the state agency that oversees the In-Home Supportive Services program statewide – released a press release March 16th regarding a notice from the federal Internal Revenue Services (IRS) that IHSS worker wages received by IHSS workers who live with the person receiving those IHSS services are not considered part of “gross income” for purposes of reporting federal income taxes. The notice by IRS was dated March 1st.   (SACRAMENTO, CA - CDCAN - LAST UPDATED 04/06/2016)

CPAD Information (January 2016)

APIDC (Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California) Statewide Disabilities Conference

March 18-19, 2016, at Westin Pasadena Hotel

Statewide Disabilities Conference

for Agencies, Service Providers, Community Organizations, Consumers, Families

  • Outreach to Asian & Pacific Islanders Community
  • Special Education
  • Civil Rights
  • Assistive Technology
  • Mental Health
  • ACA/Health
  • College Supportive Services
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Financial Wellness l This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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CPAD Information (November 2015)

L.E.A.D. Meetings
leadership Empowerment Advocacy Development

Downey 562-862-6531 (7830 Quill Drive, Suite D, Downey, CA)

5 pm - 7 pm
October 9th, & 30th, Friday
November 6th & 20th, Friday
December 4th & 18th, Friday
September 25th, Friday


Alhambra 626-587-5010 (1000 S. Fremont Ave, Building 1 Suite 10100, Alhambra, CA)

4 pm - 6 pm
October 20th, Tuesday & 24th, Saturday
November 17th, Tuesday & 1st, Saturday
December 15th, Tuesday & 19th Saturday
September 29th, Tuesday

Please click: CPAD November eNewsletter