Each year, regional centers are required to post information related to how purchase of service monies are spent for variety services. The report will detail how much money is spent by diagnosis, ethnicity, language, and other similar measures. The goal is to analyze the process for delivering services and to determine if all people have equal…Details
San Andreas is needs a representatives from San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties. We need people who are both dynamic and interested in helping steer the regional center. We need a representative from San Benito County in particular, and those who have both legal and financial backgrounds. Please visit our Board of…Details
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This training is only open to vendors of, and families of individuals served by, San Andreas Regional Center in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties.
2 Day Basic Workshop: June 11 & 12, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily. Cost: $25
This workshop covers the basics of ID and Dementia. Topics include: Introduction to Aging and ID • Understanding Dementia in Adults with ID: What is dementia? How does it present differently in adults with ID? • Early Detection and Screening for Dementia…Challenges & Resources. • Obtaining a Diagnosis • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with ID and Dementia • Understanding Challenging Behavior in ID and Dementia • Non-pharmacologic Interventions for Behavior • Communication Tips and Strategies • Adapting the Physical Environment • ID and Dementia Capable Residences • Stage-based Considerations • Bridging the Aging and Intellectual Disability Networks.
3 Day ”Train-the-Trainer” Workshop: June 11, 12 & 13, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily: Cost: $50
This workshop is for those wishing to become an ”Affiliated NTG Regional Trainer.” The first two days of the workshop consist of the 2 Day Basic Workshop described above. A third day is devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum. Affiliated trainers are authorized to use NTG branded and copyrighted training materials to train within their own agency or organization or to conduct training for outside agencies and organizations. Affiliated trainers have access to greatly expanded topic modules, trainer manual, NTG continuing education webinars, and are mentored by NTG Master Trainers.
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5th Annual Super Hero Summer Festival Service Providers /Organizations register here to have a Resource Table >>> Register here << Please join us for our 5th Annual Summer Festivals in Salinas, San Jose, and Watsonville. These days are full of fun and information. Click on the flyers for specific information related to the…Details
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) submitted the rate study on the provision of community-based services for individuals with developmental disabilities to the California Legislature. The rate study includes four parts: Part 1 summarizes the various methodologies for establishing rates for home and community-based services and outlines current rates and methodologies in California. Part 2…Details
The Self Determination Program is almost ready to start, and the selection process is approaching! San Andreas Regional Center has been allotted 125 people that can participate in this program over the next 3 years, and it is time for the department of developmental services to select those people. Any person interested in Self Determination is required to have an…Details
We are pleased to offer office hours in San Bento County. We hope to stay connected with those families who live in that county. See information here:
Thank you to those who were able to come to our meeting on September 17th to discuss our 2019 proposed performance contract presentation. If you were unable to attend, please review our goals here. We encourage your feedback so please use the feedback form to express your thoughts and opinions. Thank you for your time. …Details
Below are the dates for our POS Data Presentations. We hope to see you there for a lively discussion. Thursday, March 3, 2016 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Louden Nelson Com. Center 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Steinbach Center 1 Main Street, Salinas, CA…Details
What is NCI? The National Core Indicators (NCI) program is a voluntary effort by state developmental disability agencies to gauge and track their own performance using a common and nationally validated set of performance measures. The effort is coordinated by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) in collaboration with the…Details
Since late 2014, the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Rehabilitation, and the California Department of Education have been working to draft an outline of how to best work together to help individuals with developmental disabilities to transition from school to work more effectively. Yesterday, the departments released a document known as the California…Details
The Secretary of State’s “Disability Sensitivity at the Polls” is a helpful reference for poll workers at the polling place on Election Day. The Secretary of State has approved several voting systems for use that allow voters with disabilities to cast their votes privately and independently. For a list of the equipment used in your county, visit…Details