Advocacy for Autism

“Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.”


Executive Functioning

Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities struggle with deficits in executive function skills. On Monday, November 5th, our workshop will explore the seven areas of executive function as well as examples of executive dysfunction, and will discuss why training in executive functioning is relevant for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.  The presentation will be lead by Kari Donnenwirth, MA, BCBA, who is a Clinical Manager with Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) in Ontario, CA.

Date: November 5th

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Location: 3033 N. Towne Ave, Pomona

Vision Therapy

There is a difference between having good eyesight and good vision! Vision Therapy frequently helps individuals who have Autism, Developmental Delays, Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, ADD, ADHD, or Dyslexia with their underlying vision disorder. 
Our guest speaker, Dr. Stuart Mann, has a special interest in Children’s vision care and vision therapy for adults and children. A third generation optometrist, Dr. Mann graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry. With his special interest in learning related vision problems, Dr. Mann earned his Masters of Arts in Reading from Notre Dame de Namur University. 
Come learn how vision therapy might help make a difference in your child.
Vision Therapy
Guest Speaker: Stuart Mann, O.D., M.A., F.C.O.V.D
Date/Time: Monday, October 15th from 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Temple Beth Israel, 3033 N. Towne Ave. Pomona 91767

IEP Essentials: Tips & Strategies

IEP Essentials: Tips and Strategies for the IEP Process

Please join us for a free workshop on IEP Essentials: Tips and Strategies for the IEP Process. Our guest speaker, Mark Woodsmall, founder of Woodsmall Law Group, is the parent of a child with special needs and is an active member in the autism community. This particular seminar is designed to educate and inform parents of children with special needs of the IEP process. It will answer questions such as: “Where does the Regional Center stop and the District start?” “What is the difference between what the Regional Center provides and the School District provides?” You won’t want to miss this free workshop on Thursday, September 27th!

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