CPAD Information (June 2013)



Presented by:  Dr. Barbara Wheeler

On 7/13/2013, 2 p.m. right after “2013 Celebration with Families with Special Needs Kids” party,  there will be a short presentation about "Self-Advocacy". Parents who are interested on those,  please stay or come around 2 pm.

Location: CHEC (Community Health Education Center)
261 South Junipero Serra Dr.,
San Gabriel, CA 91776

To view Information, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD 6-13 information

To view June Newsletter, please open the following PDF file: CPAD June Newsletter

CPAD Information (May 2013)


Transition to Adult Services

Time:  Monday, June 24, 2013, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location:  First Christian Church of Alhambra
220 S 5th Street,
Alhambra, CA 91801

Presenter:     Stella Chow

- General Overview of Laws; Transition Plan
- IEP/ITP Meeting (Post education; Workability I, II and III)
- California Foundation for Independent Living Centers(ILCS)
- Transportation
- Community/Neighborhood Inclusion
- Person Center Planning, Self-Determination
- Limited Conservatorship


To view May Information, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD 5-13 Information

To view May newsletter information, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD May Newsletter

CPAD Information (March 2013)

Los Angeles County Administrators of Special Education

Presents:  School Age Stuttering Therapy:  Concepts and Strategies for Success

Date:  March 22, 2013 - Registration:  8am - 8:30 pm  Program:  9am - 3:30pm  (lunch on your own)  

Presenter:  Nina Reardon-Reeves, M.S., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

Workshop Location:  The Centre at Sycamore Plaza - 5000 Clarke Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712

You must register online at:

Worshop Registration Fee:  $35 (before 3/15/13); after 3/15/13, pay at door $70 (cash or check)

This training will present an overview of strategies to increase therapeutic effectiveness.

Course Objectives/Summary Description:  This course is designed to meet the needs of SLPs serving children who stutter by providing a broad-based approach to stuttering intervention in children.

Learner Outcomes:

• Identify 3 therapy activities related to foundational knowledge and skills in stuttering therapy
.• Explain the disorder of stuttering and the process of stuttering therapy to parents and teachers
.• Demonstrate 3 fluency enhancing and 3 stuttering modification techniques.

To view more Information article, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD 3-13 Information


CPAD Community Information (January 2013)


Chinatown Service Center – 

Provides medical, dental, and counseling services, job development, housing assistance, government benefits information, and senior and youth programs for the Chinese-American community. Does not specialize in disabilities, but can assist with resources. Many dialects spoken.

767 N. Hill St. #400,
Los Angeles, 90012
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 To view all Information articles, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD1-13 Information

CPAD January Newsletter (CPAD 1-13 Newsletter)


CPAD Information (October 2012)

Special Education Journey 3 by Cathy Liu and Maggie Wang

Date:  November 17, 2012, Saturday, 2 pm to 5 pm

Location:  Trinity church o the Nazarene - 1951 Douth Garfield Avenue, monterey Park, CA


Section I: A Graceful Growth Odyssey- A Single Mother & Her Autistic Daughter

2: 00 PM to 3:30 PM by Cathy Liu; Language: English

Cathy Liu, a single mother who spent her last 17 years to raise her daughter, at age of 3 to her junior year at the Biola University. She learned how to overcome her obstacles, based on her faith in Christ, countless tears and daily prayers. Her workshop & testimonies cover:

1.      Non-stop study is the key for advancement [single mother testimonies]
2.      Accept my daughter’s pleasure; assist her to walk on her to the next milestone
3.      Days mixed with assiduous, hardship and fulfillment
4.      Daughter’s academic development with gradual enhancement
5.      Power of prayer
6.      Final reminder to myself and recommendations to parents with special education children

Section II: How to improve my son’s social integration and communication skills

3: 30 PM to 5:00 PM by Maggie Wang; Language: English

1.       Services helped my son on his misbehaviors and social skills
2.       Procedures to obtain those services from Regional Center
3.       After school programs that assist my son’s social integration / communication
4.       One on one teaching aid, requested through the IEP and effectively of this program
5.       How I assist school academic studies / homework in the evening
6.       Post secondary planning, adulthood planning for quality life

To view all Information articles, please open the following PDF file:  CPAD Information (October 2012)