Dialogue Newsletter

The Dialogue is a quarterly publication by the Regional Center of Orange County for our community, people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as service providers in Orange County.

This quarter’s highlights include… 

Snapshots of the many ways our Orange County community has continued to pull together to help one another and find creative ways to nurture relationships while complying with the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.

Stories about the new medical person-centered description we’ve rolled out and other tools RCOC has adopted during the pandemic that will help us continue to deliver better, more efficient service after the pandemic is over, along with results from the brief COVID-19 response survey RCOC conducted soon after the pandemic required most staff to work from home.

Announcement of Sandy Martin’s appointment to RCOC’s Board of Directors.

Executive Director Larry Landauer’s column reflecting on the state budget and the importance of maintaining sustainable funding for the regional center system to ensure California keeps its Lanterman Act promise to people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Column by RCOC’s Peer Advisory Committee Chair and Peer Advocate, who share lessons they’ve learned as they’ve adapted to sheltering in place.

Everyday Wellness tip about how to wear and care for the face masks that are so important for helping to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Tips for parents from the West Orange County Consortium for Special Education on preparing for a virtual IEP meeting.

Reminder to follow RCOC’s social media pages and website for timely and helpful information about COVID-19 and much more.

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