It’s getting close to Gathering time in Petaluma! More information inside about our April 1-2, 2020 get together.
A reminder that screening can help doctors find and prevent some types of cancer early.
Supporting individuals and staff who have a hard time remembering to take their medication when they’re out and about.
Supporting people who have a hard time swallowing medication. Watch A Spoonful of Yogurt.
Michael Smull talks about how training in person centered thinking and planning is just the beginning and not the end to the culture change that we seek.
Developed for Connections for Information and Resources on Community Living (CIRCL) by Kathleen Campbell Joan Schmidt June, 2004 Written by parent vendors Kathi Campbell and Joan Schmidt, this is a comprehensive guide for parents who want to be vendored for single household supported living services. While some of the particulars (e.g., regulations) may have been … Read moreA Guide to Single Household Supported Living Services
This book is about the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (people also call it the Lanterman Act, for short) which was passed in 1969. This is the California law that says people with developmental disabilities and their families have a right to get the services and supports they need to live like people who don’t … Read moreA Consumer’s Guide to the Lanterman Act
It’s midnight and the California legislature is about to adjourn for the session. Can Art and his staff at the Assembly Office of Research act in time to pass the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act? Watch and see for yourself! Passage of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act: Art Bolton’s Back Story
For a variety of reasons, many of California’s regional centers are currently considering or have implemented a person-centered organizational initiative. Moving towards a person-centered system requires considerable thought and planning to be effective. This brief article present some factors to consider in the early stages of planning, implementation, or efforts to sustain the initiative. There … Read moreConsiderations for Regional Centers Implementing Person-Centered Organizational Change
by Helen Sanderson and Jean Balfour with Barney Cunningham and Amanda George Illustrations by Marc Archambault Positive and Productive Meetings (PPM) is a set of strategies initially developed by consultants in England attempting to steal back their own time and energy as well as that of the people they worked with everyday. Over time very simple, … Read morePositive & Productive Meetings