Statewide Webinar on the Impact of Coronavirus on Individuals Receiving Regional Center Services in California

Statewide Webinar on the Impact of Coronavirus on Individuals Receiving Regional Center Services in California

Thursday, March 19, 2020
2:00 - 3:30 p.m..

Presenters include:

  • Representative from Department of Developmental Services
  • Aaron Carruthers, Executive Director, State Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Andy Imparato, Executive Director, Disability Rights California (DRC)
  • Amy Westling, Executive Director, Association of Regional Center Agencies (ARCA)
  • Dr. Clarissa Kripke, Director, Office of Developmental Primary Care, UCSF
  • Scott Shepard, Avenues Supported Living Services
  • Tim Jin, Self-Advocate
  • Moderated by Judy Mark, Parent and President, Disability Voices United

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Topics Discussed:

  • Directions from DDS to regional centers to allow flexibility in services during this health emergency
  • Individuals' rights to services, even during program shutdowns
  • Commitments by regional centers and service providers to continue supporting individuals and families
  • Recommendations from health care professionals on staying healthy and safe
  • Creative ways to provide services remotely or individually
  • A self-advocate's guide to keeping healthy physically and mentally..
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No RSVP needed. Questions will be asked only through Zoom chat.

Here is how you can participate:

  • By computer using video: click on this link.
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  • By cell phone or tablet with video: You must download the app:
    Download Zoom App for Cell Phones and Tablets
    At time of call, go into app and click on "Join."
    Type in Meeting ID - 994 016 50
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  • By cell phone with voice only or landline:
    1-669-900-6833 Enter ID 994016509#

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