This quarter’s highlights include…
Profile of Gary Nguyen, a young man served by RCOC who has been thriving in a private home supervised by a licensed family home agency (FHA) for the past eight years. An FHA can be a great choice for an adult who wants to pursue greater independence in a more family-like environment.
Executive Director Larry Landauer’s column reflecting on how regional center services differ from most other programs that comprise the “social safety net.”
Story explaining what is meant by the term “generic resources” in the context of regional center services, and related column by RCOC’s Peer Advisory Committee Chair about the role that generic resources play in her independent life in the community.
News brief informing families with children in Early Start about what to expect with the new “provisional eligibility” for Lanterman Act services enacted in the FY 2021-11 California state budget.
Holiday-focused items, including an Everyday Wellness column with tips for maintaining healthy habits over the holidays and helping others maintain their healthy habits, information on how to support RCOC’s Wish Tree holiday gift-giving program, and reminder about John Wayne Airport’s “Helping Hands” program for those with special needs.
Details of upcoming virtual workshops on behavior management and a thank you to the volunteers and sponsor Aveanna Healthcare who enabled RCOC’s back-to-school backpack giveaway for children in low-income families we serve.