Events & Calendar

Overview
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Disability Resource Fair

Meet community partners and providers who offer services to families of individuals with disabilities on Saturday, June 4 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm at Folsom High School (in the multi-purpose room; address is 1655 Iron Point, Folsom, CA 95630). You can visit booths by individuals with physical and developmental disabilities selling and showing their goods and services.

You can RSVP or sign up as a vendor or volunteer by visiting the WeEmbrace website.

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Self-Determination Program Virtual Bootcamp

Presented by the Leap of Faith and Funded by the ACRC Self-Determination Advisory Committee

Are you interested in the Self-Determination Program (SDP)? You can join the virtual bootcamp to learn about the specific SDP steps and processes with experienced Independent Facilitators.

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Breaking Barriers

Join the Matrix Parent Network, DREDF, The Arc, Alta California, Redwood Coast and Valley Mountain Regional Centers for a series of trainings designed to support parents, children, and adults with disabilities! The trainings will take place in May from 6:30pm – 8:00pm:

May 3, 2022 – DREDF and Matrix
Transitions in Special Education: From Birth to Adulthood

May 10, 2022 – Valley Mountain Regional Center
Accessing Services and Supports

May 17, 2022 – Alta California Regional Center
Accessing Services and Supports

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Family Navigator Virtual Parent Support Group

with UC Davis MIND Institute

Are you a parent or caregiver of someone with a developmental disability? Do you want  to learn more about services or therapies for your loved one?

Join UC DAVIS MIND Institute for a discussion group with Family Navigator parents with similar stories. Group members are encouraged to bring questions and share their experiences. Ongoing participation is welcome. Registration is required.

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Let’s Work

Multi-part Series

Join us* for a series of employment workshops for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn about the Department of Rehabilitation and available services to help you prepare for and secure a job! The workshop will be offered in English with simultaneous Spanish, ASL translation and Closed Captioning.

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Self-Advocacy Meetings

Week of May 23

This week’s meetings are open to all self-advocates!

Tuesday, May 24 at 12:30pm: Easy Read Text
Writing in Easy Read is different from writing in plain language. Learn what makes Easy Read unique and important. Learn how to write in Easy Read.
Presented by SARTAC
Join the meeting with this link.
Or call 1-929-436-2866
Meeting ID 324 815 633

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Sankofa

A Network to Increase Advocacy and Decrease Disparities for Black Children

Sankofa was founded in 2015 in order to meet the unique needs of parents of Black  children with autism and other developmental disabilities. In collaboration with UC Davis Mind Institute, Sankofa is hosting once a month virtual meetings for parents, caregivers, and providers of Black disabled children. The mission is to provide culturally sensitive information and provide a safe space for families and providers. 

Alta Sponsored Event

Self-Determination Advisory Committee Meeting

The Self-Determination Advisory Committee (SDAC) plays an important role in the implementation and oversight of the Self Determination Program. Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) and the SDAC work collaboratively to prioritize the use of implementation funds to meet the needs of participants in our catchment area. SDAC membership is comprised of clients, family members and community members appointed by ACRC and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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Coffee with Community Services

Service Providers are welcome to join us every Friday (returning January 2022) from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for Coffee with Community Services!

Join the meeting with this link
Meeting number: 187 984 9134
Password: PwRVCSrM372