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CPAD Newsletter (November 2015)

CPAD Community Resource Center (CPRC):

        “IEP Rights and Strategies
                  
            Date: November 21, 2015, Saturday, 
                         1 pm - 3 pm
  
      Location:  Asian Youth Center (AYC)
                       100 Clary Avenue, 
                  San Gabriel, CA 91776

 

Workshop description:
Team of Advocates for special kids (TASK) will be presenting on the IEP Rights and Strategies. This workshop will provide answers to your questions in regards to your IEP concerns.

Workshop description: Team of Advocates for special kids (TASK) will be presenting on the IEP Rights and Strategies. This workshop will provide answers to your questions in regards to your IEP concerns. Speaker: Ms. Suzanne Galindo will be presenting for Team of Advocates for Special KidsSuzanne has worked in the field of Special Education Advocacy for the past twenty-seven years. She has worked with many families whom face the challenges of parenting special needs children, working with federal and state agencies, and local school districts. (More ...)

CPAD Orange County chapter:

           “Reflection 2015 

Date: November 21, 2015, Saturday,
                    2 pm - 4 pm

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

OC Chapter Coordinator, Mimi Chou, will host this parents gathering for exchanging ideas, encouraging each other, enjoying ourselves, invigorating every one of us.  Reflect on the past year and look into the future.  It’s an opportunity for us to express our expectations of our support group. (More ...)


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CPAD Corner (November 2015)

 

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter:

Love Charity Night III

2015 CPAD families has had a fun-filled, busy September - On September 12, 2015, our CPAD Board member, Ms. Tak Lau, passionately sponsored a Cantonese Opera show, the Love Charity Night III, through her Tak Lau Charity Foundation together with Smart Entertainment, Inc., at the Rosemead High School Auditorium. CPAD would like to express our deepest appreciation for the volunteers’ hard work, and especially for Tak and her Foundation’s generosity in donating the proceeds of this event, approximately $30,000 and all in support of the CPAD Activity Center project.

On September 26th this year, 30+ Chinese and Hispanic parents and 20+ Chinese and Hispanic young consumers gathered at the Asian Youth Center for our 3rd Mini-Multicultural Conference to learn and network followed by a cross cultural luncheon. (More ...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

Self-Determination and POS Guidelines of RCOC services” - October 17, 2015, Mr. Larry Landauer, Executive Director of RCOC (Regional Center of Orange County) gave us an update on “Self-Determination and POS Guidelines of RCOC services”.  He went over The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act and related laws, and how the regional centers and service providers can help these individuals  (More...


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CPAD Newsletter (September 2015)

CPAD Community Resource Center (CPRC):

  “Mini-Multicultural Conference 2015
                    sponsored by
               Fiesta Educativa, Inc. &
     Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled
        
       Date: September 26, 2015, Saturday, 
                         10am - 1:30pm
  
      Location:  Asian Youth Center (AYC)
                       100 Clary Avenue, 
                  San Gabriel, CA 91776

Parent Workshop/Discussion - Dispute Resolution (Presentor: Fran Goldfarb)
Youth /Young Adult Consumers - Self-Advocacy (Presentor: Dr. Barbara Wheeler)

Multicultural Lunch Social - Noon to 1:30 pm (More)

CPAD Orange County chapter:

  “Transition to Adulthood” Workshop” 

      Date: September 19, 2015, Saturday,
                          2 pm - 4 pm
          Location:        OCAAC
               225 W. Carl Karcher Way, 
                   Anaheim, CA 92801

 Ms. Jacqueline Miller will discuss several important disability rights issues and services related to “Transition to Adulthood”, including Regional Center services, IHSS, SSI, school, and alternatives to conservatorship.   (More)

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CPAD Corner (September 2015)

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter:

2015 Annual Field Trip Group Photo

CPAD Kids at annual field trip

CPAD Annual Field Trip 2015 - 8/15 and 8/16, 2015, CPAD's Annual Field Trip was truly a weekend to remember. The first day, we visited Kern County Museum.  At this place, we learned more about how American history influenced Bakersfield. The following morning, we visited Sequoia National park.  Being able to visit Sequoia National Park showed us how CPAD is an amazing group. The simple fact that we were able to come together and have a nice vacation taught us that we are very capable even with our disabilities.  (More ...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

8/15/15 CPAD OC Chapter meeting - CPAD parent, Mei Ling Yu, a CA Licensed Insurance Agent, discussed the merit of tax-free Indexed Life Insurance as a leverage for financial planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.She used several illustratipns to show that under certain conditions, tax-free indexed life insurance outperforms other taxable, tax-deferred and tas-free ivestment vehicles. (More...)


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CPAD Newsletter (July 2015)

CPAD Community Resource Center (CPRC) - Workshop

    “The 29 Questions” .... and more.
   A Dialogue with Eastern Los Angeles
        Regional center Mnagement

Date: August 22, 2015, Saturday, 9 am - 11 am

Location:    Asian Youth Center (AYC)
                       100 Clary Avenue, 
                  San Gabriel, CA 91776

A panel presentation (ELARC Supervisors) in English with Mandarin and Cantonese interpretation. (More ...)

CPAD Orange County chapter - Parent Support Meeting

        Tax-Free Life Insurance
        As Leverage for Financial,
     Retirement and Eastate Planning  

Date: August 15, 2015, Saturday, 2 pm - 4 pm

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

Parent Mei Yu, a licensed CA insurance agent, will tell us how to use tax-free life insurance as a leverage for financial, retirement and estate planning.  For families with special needs children, tax-free life insurance is a good vehicle for funding special needs trusts when the parents pass away. (More ...)


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