CPAD Corner (October 2017)

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2017-2018, Kiwanis Club of Monterey Park Installation Dinner at Monterey Park Hill, Monterey Park was held on 9/22/2017.  CPAD Rainbow Dancers were invited to perform on this special event and received their donation check of $3,000. We thank all the members from Kiwanis Clubs of Monterey Park, especially our long-term friend Marie Peng for their kind support toward CPAD all these years... (More..)

Donation from Kiwanis Club of Moterey Park

CPAD Orange County Chapter

On 9/16/2017, CPAD Orange County Chapter, Parents Lynn Moore gave a talk in “Promoting Independence through Supportive Living”.  Lynn is a parent of three children with Autism.  She shared her experience of helping her children grow independence by living outside the family home.  She explained what independence living services and supportive living services are and how Regional Center can provide them. She emphasized that behaviour manaement is crucial.  With manageable level of behavior, a child would have many more choices in living options and day program... (More..)


CPAD Newsletter (August 2017)

CPAD LA Headquarter

  If I work, what happen to my SSI benefits?
            Can I still keep my MediCal?

   SSI & Medicaid

                 “SSI Benefits & Work”

           Date:   9/13/2017, Wednesday
           Time:      10 am to Noon
           Place:  Asian Youth Center
                           100 Clary Ave.,
                    San Gabriel, CA  91778

Speaker Venessa Mende & Bryan Apodaca of Work Incentives Planners, Department of Rehabilitation will provide information on employment support/work incentive programs (More ...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter

“ Social Security Disability Benefits”

        Date:   August 19, 2017
        Time:   Saturday, 2 pm to 4 pm
        Place:         OCAAC
               225 W. Carl Karcher Way,  
                   Anaheim, CA 92801

Speaker Jacqueline Miller, Esq.of Disability Rights will provide us with information about cash benefits through Social Security including Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Administration (SSA) Income for our children with disabilities. (More...)


CPAD Corner (August 2017)

CPAD LA Headquarter

Justice & Equity Leadership Training - On 7/8/2017, 5 CPAD Board members and 4 parents along with over 100 ethnic parents, caretakers and supports of people with disabilities gathered together for a community organizing leadership training--Justice Equity Leadership Training. The training was sponsored by a newly formed coalition of ethnic minority community based organizations serving the minority disability (More...)

justice and equity leadership training

CPAD Orange County Chapter

On June 17th, 2017, the Orange County Chapter of CPAD invited Ms. Cathy Liu and her daughter to our monthly meeting to share their journey in overcoming difficulties of living and growing with autism. Through perseverance and tireless hard work, mother and daughter became best friends and partners in life. Daughter recently graduated from Biola University and finally found a job that she enjoys very much after going through grilling job seeking efforts. (More…)

Mrs. Liu and daughter


CPAD Newsletter (June 2017)

CPAD LA Headquarter:

Self-Determination Up-Date 
Information Workshop

Time: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10 am - 12:30 pm

Place: Asian Youth Center
100 Clary Ave,
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Self Determination

Welcome all Eastern Los Angeles & San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center Families (More...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

A Journey of Grace

Time: July 17, 2017, Saturday, 2 pm to 4 pm

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

Speaker:  Cathy Liu and Daughter

After years of hard work, a young female autistic adult has graduated from a university and works full time.  She and her mom will share their story (More...)


2017 Corner (June 2017)

CPAD LA Headquarter

CPAD has elected parents, Sharina Hsu and Jackie Kuang as CPAD Model Mothers, they were represent CPAD being recognized at Joint Chinese University Alumni Association of Southern California (JCUAA) on May 14, 2017. On that day, not only our 2 dear CPAD mothers, our longtime supporter and honorary public relations adviser, Alice Thomas, and our CPA Kenny Yu's wife were also among the ones being awarded. Congratulations to our wonderful, self-sacrificing mothers! (More...)

31th JCUAA Mother's Day Celebration

  CPAD Orange County Chapter

The Orange County Chapter of CPAD held its annual picnic on May 20, 2017 at Yorba Regional Park, Anaheim, CA.  Families started to arrive around 11:00am. We reserved Shelter#7's picnic tables, so we were able to chat and laugh to our hearts’ content without disturbing others. We rented three 4-seater surreys, our children and adults took turns riding them around the park. We welcomed several new families with young children into our group. It’s rare for us to enjoy an outing together.  We all had a wonderful time! (More ...)