Your Grassroots Day Team 2022!

Dr. CJ Cook, DBABlog

…direct impact on budget dollars. We also discuss the importance of the supports and services that enable full community inclusion of our clients. Over the past several years this has resulted in the restoration of social recreation, camp, minimum wage rate adjustments, and the removal of the respite cap.” IRC’s Cultural Specialist, Lilliana Garnica, has been a critical member of the Grassroots Day team for…

The Vendor Advisory Committee: Who, What, When, Where, Why

Community EngagementBlog

…If you are interested in joining the VAC board for an open category representative position, Residential Level 2-3 or Residential Level 4, please contact the Membership Committee Chair, Ruth Goodsell at [email protected] VAC Contacts Position Name Email Chair/Member-at-Large April Stewart [email protected] Co-Chair/Transportation Felecia Arnold [email protected] Secretary/Respite Jenn Delgado [email protected]respite.com Membership/Member-at-Large Ruth Goodsell [email protected] Day Programs Lynn De Anda [email protected] Infant/Children Programs Johana Caicedo [email protected] Health…

Training Tech Updates for IRC Service Providers

Community EngagementBlog

…talk to me. Tell us about your department! Christina Gonzalez (CG): The Quality Assurance or “Q.A.” unit oversees Consumer vendored services. We oversee residential facilities, day programs, work programs, respite, and a variety of children’s services. We work in conjunction with Service Coordinators and Vendors to meet regulatory standards, as well as improving the quality of services our Consumers receive. Jessica Lemons (JL): Yes, our…

Finding Services Made Easier

George GonzalezBlog

…Listing is a guide that was put together to help our community understand the types of services they may be able to receive, from employment, to housing, transportation, respite, and more! The Common Services Listing, available in English and Spanish, is a basic guide that covers the most common services provided. It is important to know that this is not a complete list of all…

Diversity Outreach Continues at Inland Regional Center

Community EngagementBlog

…they can apply at home are interested in ABA, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and respite feel more services are needed for transitioning their children from school into adulthood/employment, etc. feel as though they have a strong network of family and friends Additionally, parents have reported that after attending training they: feel more confident being with their child in public understanding the importance of written documentation…

Vendor Fair a Box Office Hit – Photo Essay

Community EngagementBlog

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 Minute On September 5, IRC’s Quality Assurance team hosted the 2018 Vendor Fair. It was movie themed and the booths hosted by our Service Providers were spectacular! Services ranging from Early Start programs to respite to supported living services were represented at more than 85 booths! Thank you, Service Providers, for your time, information, and the awesome goodies. For more…

Assembly Budget Hearing – March 7, 2018

Community EngagementGeneral Announcements

…lift the cap on respite hours. Now it’s time to restore social recreation and camp. Doing so will increase community access, and support families, particularly those whose only service preference were these options. You can learn more at www.restoremyservices.net. 4. Build affordable housing For generations, developmental centers were the only housing option the state provided for people with developmental disabilities. With centers closing, we have…

Service Providers

…Memo HCBS 2019-2020 Funding Letter HCBS Funding Guidelines HCBS Funding – Attachment C (Word) HCBS Funding – Attachment D (Word) HCBS Concept Form (Excel) Home and Community-Based Services Settings Final Rule Trainings HCBS Compliance Funding Guidelines for 18-19 Legislative Repeal of Respite Restrictions: English | Spanish Worker’s Compensation Exclusions 8/17 5.82 Percent Rate Increase Employment and WIOA CIE Incentive Payments – August 2016 Competitive Integrated…

Breaking Down Social Barriers: Comic-Con Edition

Cody WilliamsBlog

…to result in long lasting connections, which didn’t really happen because of the scale the event. What Comic Con lacked in social atmosphere it made it made up for in reception. Individuals with disabilities remain one of the most underrepresented groups, leaving our public reception to progress slowly. For me, cosplay provided an extended respite from typical reality as different genres of fantasy came to…

2018 Holiday Celebrations: An IRC Photo Story

Community EngagementBlog

…IRC staff With Sponsorship from: Inland Respite, Pathways, Inc., and In-Roads Creative Programs, Kaiser, 24Hr Home Health Care, Shella, Ingram Micro, Maulin Home Care, and the Law Offices of Sheela A. Stark Guests: IRC Consumers and their families, nominated by their Service Coordinator Festivities included: Santa photos, a pizza party, a visit with Star Wars characters, serenades by Christmas Carolers, face painting, free books and…