Bright dewy mornings, splashing in the lake, s’mores by the campfire, sleeping under the stars, and blooming friendships are just some of the memories created at camp. Camp also helps … Read More
Inland Regional Center Celebrates 50 Years of Service!
February 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Inland Regional Center (IRC) and the beginning of the regional center system in California. It is important to reflect on how far we … Read More
What Is Social Recreation? A Service That Will Soon Be Available to Clients!
Social recreation can be linked to physical, social, and emotional wellbeing that translates into a healthy balanced lifestyle. Inland Regional Center (IRC) and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) recognize … Read More
If Not Me, Then Who? The Story of Elizabeth Griswold
“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.” – Maya Angelou … Read More
Get To Know IRCs Cultural Specialist and What She Wants You To Know About SAE!
Lilliana Garnica, IRC’s Cultural Specialist, was born in Yuma, Arizona, to Mexican immigrant parents, and is the youngest of three children. Her parents, now in their 70s, were both farm … Read More
Ready For Day Programs? Here’s How You’ll Be Welcomed Back!
As COVID-19 cases continue to decline throughout the country, and California prepares to reopen business as usual on June 15, Inland Regional Center (IRC) is also anticipating the reopening of … Read More
2019 Exceptional Families Conference: A Photo Essay
I have been working at Inland Regional Center for 7 years and I continue to be moved and inspired by the work our team does to support the IRC Community. … Read More
IRC Employment Success Stories
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This national campaign helps bring awareness to disability employment and celebrates the contributions of the disability workforce. This post will highlight the … Read More
Chasing 7 Dreams
Our mothers play so many roles in our lives. They are our first teachers and first friends. They support, encourage and nurture us. And the case of 13-year old EliJay … Read More
Growing Up with Autism
Earlier this summer, IRC staff had the chance to attend a training called Growing Up with Autism. The training featured a panel of speakers with autism who shared their experiences … Read More
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