• May2024

    In 2024 CPAD elected parents 張栗生 and 曹亚娟 as CPAD representatives, they were recognized by the Joint Chinese University Alumni Association of Southern California as 2024 Model Mothers of the Year. Congratulations!

  • Mar2024

    Check out these heartwarming snapshots from our Chinese New Year party! Parents, individuals with special needs, and friends came together for a joyous celebration filled with laughter, lion dances, soulful singing,  and the cherished tradition of receiving red envelopes. It was a fun event to remember!

  • Dec2023

    The previous Sunday 12/3, CPAD and the amazing Tsu Chi volunteers came together to throw a heartwarming year-end party for disabled individuals and families. 🌟 We ate, we danced, we played games, and we even had some awesome raffle prizes up for grabs! 🕺💃🎁 Thanks to everyone who made it...

  • Nov2023

    This past November 11th, from 1 to 3 pm, the Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (CPAD)  hosted a heartwarming event focused on holiday spirit, creativity, and joy for families and individuals with special needs. The event unfolded as a magical journey of holiday ornament and decoration crafting, bringing smiles...

  • Jun2023

    A group of special needs kids had a blast at the recent CPAD’s social recreational program event. This weekly event, funded by East Los Angles Regional Center, was held at a local senior community center, featured a variety of activities, including art, music, and exercise. The kids were able to...

  • Feb2022

    Congratulations to the winners of CPAD Chinese New Year greeting card art contest. First Prize Winner : Brian Shek Second Prize Winner: Mark Xu Happy Lunar New Year and awesome work to Brian Shek, Mark Xu and all the artists who participated!

  • Jan2022

    September 2020

    January 24, 2022

    On 7/20/2020, CPAD distributed over 150 CPAD families and volunteers PPE (Personal protective equipment) donated from SCDD (State Council on Developmental Disabilities.) The PPE consists face masks, hand sanitizer and face shield. CPAD received masks donated from Karen Chen, 世華南加, Dr. Hsiao-Fen Chen, 陳筱芬醫師 and Tommy Lee family. CPAD also donated...

  • September 2020

    January 24, 2022

    Dear CPAD families and friends, In these past 6 months, we and all our families have had been surprised by the prolonged pandemic. We all have to make adjustments to new challenges and adapt to this new norm of life …. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, CPAD has stopped all...

  • Sep2011


    September 3, 2011

    “Come on Vincent,” I told him. “Come on!” He only went to the bike but stood there and looked back at me. “Well,” I said to myself, “What now?” I looked at Vincent. Nice looking kid. But I do not know how to handle a six-year-old autistic kid. In fact,...

  • Aug2011

    My Mother – Aileen Shi

    August 10, 2011

    My mother is special in many different ways.  I have selected my mother as my strongest impact on my life because my mother has been a role model and emotional supporter to my brother and me.  She will always ensure that I am healthy and active. When we were young,...