CPAD Corner (June 2015)

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter
Mother's Day Celebration - May 3, 2015

17 CPAD mothers were being recognized by the Chinese Christian Network Development Association

Mother Day celebration

2015 CPAD Model Mothers – On 5/3/2015 CPAD elected parents, Mrs. Ai Lam Phuong and Minny Chen as CPAD Model Mothers, they were represent CPAD being recognized at Joint Chinese University Alumni Association of Southern California. (More...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter:  May 16 2015 OC Chapter Picnic

CPAD Orange County Chapter Picnic at Yorba regional Park, Anaheim, CA - Thanks to many parents who helped in various ways to make this picnic a big success for our families. We’d like to thank Deanna W. in particular for her help in the many aspects of registration, payments, even passing out lunch boxes. (More...)


CPAD Newsletter (April 2015)

CPAD Community Resource Center (CPRC) - Workshop

 Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Date: April 23, 2015, Thursday, 10 am - 12 noon

Location:    Rosemead Library
              County of Los angeles
8800 Valley Blvd.,
    Rosemead, CA 91770

This workshop will help participants to understand the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the Smarter Balanced Assessments, and their application to students with disabilities. CCSS is a set of clear college- and career-ready standards for kindergarten through 12th grade in English language arts, literacy and mathematics. (more...)

CPAD Orange County chapter - Parent Support Meeting

    Promoting Independence
      Through Supportive Living 

Date: April 18, 2015, saturday, 2 pm - 4 pm

Location: OC Adult Achievement Center (OCAAC)
  225 W. Carl Karcher Way,
       Anaheim, CA 92801  

Speaker: Lynn Moore & Dottie Lopez, Parent

Lynn and Dottie will share their experiences of helping their developmentally disabled adult children grow independence by living outside the family home. (more...)


CPAD Corner (April 2015)

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter: Event

CPAD Activity Center Groundingbreaking Celebration

CPAD Activity Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

On March 4, 2015, with lovely weather and clear sky after the rain, government officials and representatives, community dignitaries, with CPAD Board members and CPAD family members and youth gathered together at the CPAD Activity Center’s construction site: 10950 Grand Ave., El Monte, CA  91780. Inspiring and encouraging speeches with respect to CPAD's work and project were given. Many media reporters from different Chinese TV, and newspaper, also attended and reported on the event. (more...)


CPAD Orange County Chapter: Parent Training

Orange County Chapter workshop “Special Education Law” - on March 21, 2015, Attorney Craig Liu gave Orange County Chapter parents a talk in Special Education Law. Mr. Liu discussed in detail about the IEP (Individual Education Plan). He also talked abut ITP (Individual Transition Plan).  It is importment to plan our children's future based on his/her interest and how he/she can become an active member of the society with appropriate support. (more...)


CPAD Newsletter (January 2015)

CPAD Community Resource Center (CPRC) - Workshop

Apps for Older Students - Middle School,
         High School, and College Age
       Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
                  10:00am - 12:30am
            Location: Alhambra Library
                101 south 1st Street,
                Alhambra, CA 91801

Speaker: Laura Simmons-Martinez, Technology Project Director at Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK). Workshop will include iDevice apps for students in middle school, high school, and college age.  We will include apps for reading support, writing tools, math tools and support , life skills, social skills, organizational tools.. (More ...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter - Workshop

                Parents Gathering

  Time:  February21, 2015, Saturday
                 2pm - 4pm
            Location: OCAAC
      225 W. Carl Karcher Way,
          Anaheim, CA 92801

Coordinator Mimi Chou will hot this paretns gathering for exchanging ideas, encouraging each other, enjoying ourselves, innvigorating every one of us. (More ...)



CPAD Corner (January 2015)

CPAD Alhambra Headquarter

Gold Line Metro educational field trip - November 22, 2014, fifty (50) CPAD members gathered at Gold Line Metro stations in Pasadena and East Los Angeles for a great ride to the colorful Union station and then a short walk to the Chinese American Museum and Spanish Town. For many this was their first experience riding the metro, buying tickets or using their Access cards and learning how to board and exit the train safely. We were greeted at the Chinese American Museum by the Museum's Director and assistants and made to feel welcome. (More ...)

We are Moving - Starting from March 2015, CPAD will move to a new location, the address is:  Asian Youth Center, 100 Clary Avenue, San Gabriel, CA 91776 (626)-309-0622 (More ...)

CPAD Orange County Chapter: Workshop

November 15, 2014, CPAD Orange County Chapter - Attorney Andrew Greer of Law Offices of Liu & Naime gave us a talk on "Living Trust and Special Need Trust" in detail.  He talked about the importance of trustees and the possible candidates for trustees, such as relatives, sibling, banks, and fiduciaries.  Mr. Greer discussed the differences between first party and third party special need trusts and how they affect government benefits.  He also consulted several families individually on the trust issues and special education law issues.  Mr. Greer can be reached at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it