Information for All Ages

Information for All

Overview

In this section, learn how your Service Coordinator provides support for you and your family member, and about individualized person-centered planning for your future.

Learn about how behavioral services, respite care services, and health and wellness resources can support you and your family. 

Also find information below about support resources such as the ABLE  Act and CalFRESH. 

Special Event

Saturday Speaker Series: Behavior presentation – Topic will be announced on HRC’s Website

Serie De Oradores De Los Sábados: Presentación sobre el comportamiento. El tema se anunciará en el sitio web del HRC.

Presented by Rebecca Edgecombe, BCBA, HRC Behaviorist 

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of self-advocates, families, and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

Saturday Speaker Series: Emotional Coaching: Strategies for Parents

Serie De Oradores De Los Sábados: Ayuda emocional: Estrategias para padres

Presented by Kathie Sarles, M.Ed., HRC Early Childhood Specialist 

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of self-advocates, families, and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

Saturday Speaker Series: Transition From Early Childhood

Serie De Oradores De Los Sábados: Transición desde la primera infancia

Presented by HRC Early Childhood Client Services Managers

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of self-advocates, families, and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

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HRC Social Recreation & Fitness Resource Guide

Updated April 2023!

This Social Recreation and Fitness Resource Guide includes free and low cost park and recreation and therapeutic recreation programs offered by cities in our area, sports programs, and more. The guide serves as a resource to help you identify programs that may be of interest to you or your loved one. 

English

SOCIAL RECREATION & FITNESS RESOURCE GUIDE 2023

Spanish

GUÍA DE RECURSOS DE RECREACIÓN SOCIAL Y ACONDICIONAMIENTO FÍSICO 2023

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Parent Mentor Program

A service for Parents & Caregivers

Harbor Regional Center (HRC) has a Parent Mentor Program to support parents and caregivers  to navigate systems and programs that serve individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, such as IHSS, SSI, MediCal, etc. The Parent Mentor can assist by providing step-by-step assistance with accessing services and supports. The Parent Mentor also assists with building a stronger connection between the individual served/family and their HRC team.

Special Event

Saturday Speaker Series: Understanding and Preparing for Psychological Assessment: What Parents/Caregivers Need to Know

Serie De Oradores De Los Sábados: Cómo entender y prepararse para una evaluación psicológica: Lo que padres/cuidadores necesitan saber

Presented by – Myisha Driver, Ph.D., HRC Consulting Psychologist

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of self-advocates, families, and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

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Recent Changes In California Law Regarding Special Education

On June 30, 2022, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 181 (Chapter 52, Statutes of 2022), an education omnibus trailer bill which became effective immediately. There were multiple changes to California special education laws, but the ones that could directly affect regional center consumers are:

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An Evening with the Author

Author Stacy Cohen-Maitre

An Evening with the Author

Author Stacey Cohen-Maitre

Join us for a reading of  Asher and Stacey’s Magnificent Road Trip

by  Pediatric Neuropsychologist Licensed Psychologist, and Mom

Asher and Stacey’s Magnificent Road Trip treats readers to the coastal California drive of a lifetime.

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