CPAD Corner (August 2016)


CPAD Alhambra Headquarter:

We are saddened for the passing of our dear Uncle Ka. Mr. Ka Chung Fogg, Gary’s father, CPAD’s board member, passed away peacefully with family members at his side on August 2, 2016.  Mr. Fogg was 77 years old.  

Mr. Fogg

He had wholeheartedly volunteered his time to support, encourage, and help our children to build their confidence and self-esteem. His understanding and presence in most CPAD activities have earned him the familiar recognition as “Uncle Ka” among our children (More)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

On 6/18/2016, Attorney Melinda Hunsaker of McGonigle & Hunsaker, LLP, gave us a talk on “Living Trust and Special Need Trust”. She discussed living trust and special needs trust in detail. Ms. Hunsaker reviewed the four documents in basic estate planning: Durable Power of Attorney for Finances、Advance Health Care Directive、Living Trust and Pour Over Will.

She also talked about probate, the costs and time involved and how to avoid it. (More)


CPAD Newsletter (June 2016)

Community Parent Resource center - CPRC:
        Life After High School Accessing
                  Funding for College

        Time: Saturday, June 18, 2016
                       10 am - 12 am
     Location: Asian Youth Center
                      100 Clary Ave,
               San Gabriel, CA 91776

Speaker: Disability Rights California (DRC) Client Assistance Program Advocate, Ms. Carmen Varela, M.S., will explain to us the April 2016 report from the U.S. department of Labor on SWD (Students with Disabilities)'s Educational Attainment & Disability and Employment. (More)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:


     Time: Saturday, June 18, 2016
                   2 pm - 4 pm

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

Speaker: Ms. Hunsaker, a Certifield Elder Law Attorney (CELA) will give us a talk on living trusts which allow individuals and families to plan for their future. (More)


CPAD Corner (June 2016)

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter:

2016 CPAD Model Mothers - CPAD has elected parents, Mrs. Li Hua Lee and Mrs. Sujo as CPAD Model Mothers, they were represent CPAD being recognized at Joint Chinese University Alumni Association of Southern California on May 8, 2016. (More)

2016 cpad model mothers

CPAD Orange County Chapter:

OCAAC Tour - On April 16, 2016, Saturday, the Director of Orange County Adult Achievement Center (OCAAC), Mr. Mike Galliano, introduced to CPAD parents, the adult programs offered by OCAAC, including - My Job Counts (work activity program), My Cup Counts (packaging K-Cups), Consumer Choice Day Activity Program (on-site and community-based day activities), Family Connections (adult family home agency), Independent Living Service (conduct classes to each and coach independent living skills, including housekeeping, making phone calls, grooming, etc.) ....

It is an innovative program designed to provide minimum wage jobs to adults with disabilities. (More)


CPAD Newsletter (April 2016)

Community Parent Resource Center, CPRC – Workshop

                Parent Support Group
       for Parents of School Age
      Children with Special Needs

       Time:  3rd Saturday of every month
                             1 PM - 3 PM
      Location:  Asian Youth Center (AYC) 
                        100 Clary Avenue, 
                     San Gabriel, CA 91776

Come share your experiences and parenting strategies, and learn from specialists and other parents about raising children with special needs. We welcome you to join us!  Free child care provided. (More)

CPAD Orange County Chapter - Workshop

       Introduction of Orange County
  Adult Achievement Center Programs

                 Time: April 16, 2016 
               Saturday, 1 PM - 3 PM
      Location:      OCAAC
             225 W. Carl Karcher Way, 
                  Anaheim, CA 92801

Speaker, Mike Galliano, Director of Orange County Achievement Center (OCAAC), will introduce us the various programs that OCAAC offers to the special needs community. (More)


CPAD Corner (April 2016)

CPAD 2016 New Year Celebration Party

On 3/5/2016, CPAD held its tenth consecutive year of Chinese New Year Celebration Party at Capital Seafood Restaurant in Monterey Park.Our long time and ardent supporter, the Honorable Congresswoman Judy Chu, and California Assemblyman Ed Chau came to the venue, each of them delivered a brief speech to congratulate us, and wished everyone luck in the New Year. They presented outstanding contribution awards to a number of CPAD supporters. It is worth mentioning that this event had enriched CPAD coffer to the tune of $8,000 from selling raffle tickets and art auction.CPAD want to thank all the supporters for their big-hearted endorsement. (More)

CPAD Orange County Chapter 

On 3/19/2016 CPAD Orange County Chapter – Ms. Scarlett vonThenen, State Council on Developmental Disabilities, gave us a talk in “Understanding IHSS Protective Supervision”.

Protective supervision consists of observing recipient behavior and intervening as appropriate in order to safeguard the recipient against injury, hazard, or accident. It is available for observing the behavior of non-self-directing, confused mentally impaired, or mentally ill persons that may place themselves in harms way.

Ms. vonThenen can be reached at (714) 558-4404, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (More)