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
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
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
Results from IRC COVID-19 Survey
In early May, Inland Regional Center created a COVID-19 Response questionnaire. This 11-question survey allowed the IRC Community to share their thoughts on how we can best provide support during … Read More
IRC Partners with Community Organizations on Diversity Initiatives
At IRC, we are working hard to make sure all our Consumers have access to information, support, and services. Over the past few years, we have been working with community-based … Read More
Safe Return Program for People with Developmental Disabilities
Late last year I had the good fortune to meet Deputy Greg Jones from the San Bernardino Sherriff’s Department. I was attending a meeting hosted by the Autism Society of … Read More
Disability and Employment: A Success Story
This blog is the third installment in a series about disability employment, legislation, innovation, and community partnership. In the first installment, we examined the movement toward full inclusion of people … Read More
Diversity Outreach Continues at Inland Regional Center
Did you know that Inland Regional Center has programs designed to reach out to underserved IRC communities? We do! They are the Autism Parent Education Program (APEP) and Fiesta … Read More
IRC Launches Programs to Address Disparities
Each year, Inland Regional Center collects data regarding how Purchase of Service (POS) dollars are spent. During the last fiscal year, disparities were identified in the following categories: (1) Consumers … Read More