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

Please click:  CPAD January eNewsletter



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




CPAD Information (September 2015)


Westside Regional Center / Social Security Administration

On Thursday, September 17th from 10am - 12pm in WRC Boardrooms 3A & B, Joy Tsuhako, Area Work incentives Coordinator (AWIC) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will present information on the disability benefits available at SSA: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Joy will also cover how work affects these cash benefits, as well as the medical benefits, Medicare and Medi-Cal.  Please call the WRC RSVP Line at: (310)-258-4013 to reserve your space at this informative presentation!

CPAD September eNewsletter, please click: CPAD 9-2015 eNewsletter

CPAD Information (July 2015)

Study Shows Long-Term Gains for Children With Autism 

Autism is usually diagnosed in children between the ages of 2 and 3, however new research suggests that diagnosing it early and providing one-on-one, parent-led treatment can reduce symptoms in the long run. The Early Start Denver Model is a nonmedical treatment for children age 12 to 48 months who show symptoms of autism. A recent study focusing on the Early Start Denver Model found that children who received the treatment showed reduced core autism symptoms.

Go to the following website for more detailed information.

CPAD July eNewsletter, please click: CPAD 7-2015 eNewsletter