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New Support Group from Matrix Parent Network Starts this Thursday!

Posted on May 28, 2024

Matrix Parent Network invites you to a support group for parents and relatives of children with special needs. To Register:… Continue Reading

May 2024 Dyslexic Advantage Newsletter!

Posted on May 24, 2024

Read about the following and more! Dyslexic Advantage Newsletter https://viewer.joomag.com/newsletter-may-2024/0179895001714355925?short&utm_source=substack&utm_medium=email

North Bay Regional Center Ice Cream (NBRC) Social / Social de helados del North Bay Regional Center

Posted on May 24, 2024

For youth ages 16+ years old / Para jóvenes mayores de 16 años June 7, 2024 / 7 de Junio… Continue Reading

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month!

Posted on May 22, 2024

Matrix is highlighting members of the AAPI community who have disabilities. These remarkable individuals are leaders in advocating for their… Continue Reading

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on May 22, 2024

Visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and find support and resources! Visit the California NAMI website or find… Continue Reading

California’s Lanterman Act Now Available in Spanish / La Ley Lanterman de California Ya Está Disponible en Español

Posted on May 22, 2024

California Department of Developmental Services has released the Spanish Translation of California’s Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act. “In recent years,… Continue Reading

Self Determination Program (SDP) One Stop Shop / Tienda Unica del Autodeterminación

Posted on May 20, 2024

Join North Bay Regional Center to Learn about Self-Determination / Únase al Centro Regional de North Bay para aprender sobre… Continue Reading

Check out Videos and Podcasts from Military OneSource for Children growing up in Military Families

Posted on May 20, 2024

Military OneSource is part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s network of support for the military community. For service members who… Continue Reading

Have you read our Matrix 2024 May Express yet? / ¿Ya has leído nuestro Matrix 2024 Mayo Express?

Posted on May 20, 2024

Read about these events and more / Lea acerca de estos eventos y más (en Español): The May 2024 Express… Continue Reading

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) Shares May Events

Posted on May 7, 2024

Here are some of the events taking place this May: May is — Asian American, Native Hawai’ian & Pacific Islander… Continue Reading

Para Parents Helping Parents (PHP): ¡No te pierdas estos dos webinars!

Posted on May 3, 2024

Presentado por Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, la fundadora de Social Thinking y líder de pensamiento reconocida a nivel mundial,… Continue Reading

Check out Matrix Parent Network’s online and in person support groups this May! / ¡Vea los grupos de apoyo en línea y en persona de Matrix Parent Network este Mayo!

Posted on May 3, 2024



Families from all four counties (Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Marin) are welcome to attend any of our support groups and… Continue Reading

Travis AFB (Air Force Base) 16th Annual Family Fun Fest was a huge success!

Posted on April 30, 2024

This fun filled event was well attended by hundreds of families who enjoyed a beautiful sunny day together. We were… Continue Reading

Habilidades Para Salvar Vidas en Marín – Marin City

Posted on April 17, 2024

Titulo del curso: Habilidades Para Salvar Vidas en Marín – Spanish Ubicación Acerca de este evento Este entrenamiento es departe… Continue Reading

Calling Military Families! / ¡Llamando a las Familias Militares!

Posted on April 17, 2024

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP): Specialized Training of Military Parents (STOMP) Want to empower yourself with knowledge on educational rights?… Continue Reading

Dyslexic Advantage April 2024 Newsletter

Posted on April 16, 2024

Dyslexic Artists, Math and Dyslexia, Stealth Dyslexia and latest Dyslexia News Check out this month’s newsletter: https://joom.ag/e1Z You can also read… Continue Reading

From Parents Helping Parents (PHP): Regional Center Client Webinars / Para Clientes del Centro Regional

Posted on April 16, 2024

California Regional Centers are non-profit organizations that provide services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Regional centers are… Continue Reading

Family Engagement Learning Series Briefs from the U.S. Department of Education

Posted on April 8, 2024

Welcome to the Family Engagement Learning Series briefs! These briefs summarize a six-part webinar series of conversations designed to Raise… Continue Reading

¡Mantengan el compromiso con las personas con discapacidades del desarrollo!

Posted on April 1, 2024

Desayuno Ligero Evento Legislativo organizado por El Centro Regional Golden Gate (Apoyando vidas de libertad y oportunidad), Comté Consultivo de… Continue Reading

Keep the Commitment to People with Developmental Disabilities!

Posted on April 1, 2024

Light Breakfast Legislative Event hosted by Golden Gate Regional Center (Supporting Lives of Liberty and Opportunity), Service Provider Advisory Committee,… Continue Reading

Festival de Primaveras en la Biblioteca Gratuita del Condado de Marin / Spring Festival at Marin County Free Library

Posted on March 27, 2024

Les invitamos a la celebración de Primaveras de la Biblioteca Gratuita del Condado de Marin / You are invited to… Continue Reading

Healthy U Series — Inspiring Healthy Habits for All

Posted on March 22, 2024

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is your go to source for information to keep you and your family informed…. Continue Reading

Have you read our Matrix 2024 March Express yet? / ¿Ya has leído nuestro Matrix 2024 Marzo Express?

Posted on March 20, 2024

Read about these events and more / Lea acerca de estos eventos y más (en Español):

Affordable Units Currently Available Plus Housing Workshop! / Viviendas asequibles disponibles ¡Y taller de vivienda!

Posted on March 18, 2024

Learn more about housing units and waitlists currently available in the Marin Center for Independent Living newsletter. Please follow the… Continue Reading

Navigating the Education and Mental Health of Your Neurodiverse Child

Posted on March 5, 2024

Research suggests that children with learning disabilities are 4.5 times more likely to have a mental health problem than those… Continue Reading

Sign up for the Elementary Sibshops programs in April and May!

Posted on March 1, 2024

Sibshops offer FREE support, friendship and fun! For siblings ages 7-12* of children with special needs. Sibshops provide a safe… Continue Reading

Check out Matrix Upcoming Spring 2024 Trainings / Consulte las próximas entrenamientos de Matrix para la primavera de 2024

Posted on December 22, 2023

Join us for a new year of trainings. Download our linked schedule and start registering. There’s always a lot to… Continue Reading

Welcome to Storytellers, a blog from the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

Posted on December 22, 2023

Storytellers is a platform where we share triumphs and setbacks—determination and resilience—through the experiences of people with intellectual and developmental… Continue Reading

¡Bienvenidos! Anunciamos un Nuevo Grupo de Apoyo para la Salud Mental en Español.

Posted on December 12, 2023

Grupo Español de Apoyo para la Salud Mental folleto del evento Espero que este mensaje te encuentre bien. Nos complace… Continue Reading

Actualización del Centro Marin para la Vida Independiente (Marin CIL)

Posted on November 15, 2023

Vacunas y Refuerzos Disponibles. Lea el boletín de Marin CIL aquí. Las fiestas se aproximan y hay muchas vacunas disponibles,… Continue Reading

Want to lend a hand at our Inclusive Santa Event?

Posted on November 8, 2023

We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join in on the fun at our Inclusive Santa event Want to help out… Continue Reading

Donors! Support our Inclusive Santa Event!

Posted on November 8, 2023

CONSIDER THESE SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS noted on our Pyramid of Sponsorship: This family-favorite event is coming on December 2, 2023. Capture… Continue Reading

Parents Helping Parents (PHP) Regional Center Event Series

Posted on October 30, 2023

Self-Determination Program Overview Is your loved one a regional center client? Do you want to hear about a program that… Continue Reading

Want to learn more about Self-Determination?

Posted on October 25, 2023

Our Matrix Parent Services Department has put together some links on the Self Determination Program (SDP). Explore the links below… Continue Reading

Access & Functional Needs / Acceso y Necesidades Funcionales

Posted on October 18, 2023

From the County of Sonoma Emergency Readiness, Response and Recovery / Del Condado de Sonoma Preparación, Respuesta y Recuperación para… Continue Reading

New Initiative To Improve Postsecondary Outcomes for Students With Disabilities

Posted on October 18, 2023

OSERS 2023 Expect, Engage, Empower: Successful Transitions for All! OSERS (The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services) held a… Continue Reading

Have you read our Matrix 2023 October Express yet? / ¿Ya has leído nuestro Matrix 2023 Octubre Express?

Posted on October 17, 2023

STAY TUNED! Inclusive Santa Sighting – Sign ups start November 1st! ¡MANTÉNGANSE AL TANTO! Avistamiento de Papá Noel incluido: ¡las… Continue Reading

El Dorado Charter SELPA’s Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meets October 19 / El Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC) de El Dorado Charter SELPA se reúne el 19 de Octubre

Posted on October 17, 2023

Virtual Meeting Dates (Via Zoom) / Fechas de reuniones virtuales (a través de Zoom) Build relationships and increase communication between… Continue Reading

Medi-Cal Enrollment Resources for Sonoma County children and families / Recursos de inscripción de Medi-Cal para niños y familias del Condado de Sonoma

Posted on October 13, 2023

How to help Sonoma County children and families get and stay enrolled in MediCal! Click here for Medi-Cal Enrollment Resources…. Continue Reading

October is Learning Disabilities / Dyslexia / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month

Posted on October 12, 2023

Lead with LD: Honoring Yourself and Becoming an Effective Leader Article by Kayla Helm-Queen: The Young Adult Leadership Council, a… Continue Reading

On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium

Posted on October 10, 2023

Thursday, October 12, 2023 • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Pacific Time • Free Virtual Event The symposium will celebrate… Continue Reading

NEW! Middle School Sibshop for 6th – 8th graders (ages 11 – 14)

Posted on October 6, 2023

*NEW: Middle School Sibshop for 6th – 8th graders (ages 11 – 14) Still full of games and fun activities,… Continue Reading

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Posted on October 6, 2023

Post from State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD): This October marks the 78th National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).  We… Continue Reading

Napa County SELPA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Video

Posted on October 4, 2023

Watch SELPA 2023 Inclusion Awards, Napa County Office of Education on Youtube The Napa County SELPA (Special Education Advisory Committee)… Continue Reading

Dedication to Special Education Parent Connections Meetings, 2023-2024 School Year

Posted on October 3, 2023

This is a parent-run discussion forum that reminds us we are not alone in our journey. These informal gatherings give… Continue Reading

Come to learn what Person Centered Planning (PCP) is and how to use PCP when talking about the supports and services you need at home, school, and work!

Posted on October 3, 2023

A basic Introduction to what Person Centered Planning (PCP) is and how to use PCP when talking about the supports… Continue Reading

Celebrating Latin American Roots / Celebrando las raíces latinoamericanas

Posted on September 27, 2023

National Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual commemoration from September 15 to October 15 that celebrates the histories, cultures, and… Continue Reading

La planificación de la transición a la edad adulta es abrumadora, estimulante, frustrante y emocionante a la vez. ¡También es NECESARIA!

Posted on September 27, 2023

Únase a nosotros para una serie de eventos que abordan lo que todo padre debe saber sobre la transición a… Continue Reading

Seminarios de Excelencia en Discapacidades del Neurodesarrollo (UC Davis MIND Institute, SEIN)

Posted on September 27, 2023

Mira 12 videos en Español en YouTube Los Seminarios de excelencia en investigación del neurodesarrollo (SEIN) es una iniciativa del… Continue Reading

Value and Support of a Parent’s Role in Secondary Transition

Posted on September 26, 2023

Learn how families can support their child’s transition from school to adulthood including a walk-through of Connections California: Transition to… Continue Reading

September 30, ELEMENTARY SIBS Sibshop, has been cancelled

Posted on September 26, 2023

Due to low enrollment and illness, we will be canceling our 1st Sibshop session this Saturday. Please note all other… Continue Reading

Have you read our Matrix 2023 September Express yet? / ¿Ya has leído nuestro Matrix 2023 Septiembre Express?

Posted on September 25, 2023

Read about these events and more / Lea acerca de estos eventos y más (en Español) Recent Events Matrix Parent… Continue Reading

Visit Matrix at the next Sebastopol Library Social Service Day / Visite Matrix en el próximo Día de Servicio Social de la Biblioteca de Sebastopol

Posted on September 25, 2023

Visit Sebastopol Library for Social Service Day, where organizations come to you in one place to better support community needs. … Continue Reading

¡Nuestro evento Mix and Mingle del Family Empowerment Center (FEC) fue un éxito!

Posted on September 21, 2023

Marin CIL (Centro para la Vida Independiente) recibió a Matrix Parent Network, a nuestros socios y a otras personas de… Continue Reading

Our Family Empowerment Center (FEC) Mix and Mingle event was a Success!

Posted on September 21, 2023

Marin CIL (Center for Independent Living) hosted Matrix Parent Network, our partners, and others from the Marin community in their… Continue Reading

Matrix Parent Network is hiring a Bilingual Parent Advisor: Special Needs / Matrix Parent Network está contratando un Asesor de Padres Bilingüe: Necesidades Especiales.

Posted on September 20, 2023

Mentor families of children (birth to 26 years-old) with special needs or at risk for special needs by providing information,… Continue Reading

WILDFIRE SMOKE FACTSHEET / HOJA INFORMATIVA SOBRE EL HUMO DE INCENDIOS SILVESTRES

Posted on September 20, 2023

Children’s Health and Wildfires: A Resource for Families • View or Download 2 page Factsheet (PDF) La salud de los… Continue Reading

View or download Matrix Fall 2023 Training schedule / Vea o descargue el calendario de entrenamientos Matrix Otoño 2023

Posted on September 18, 2023

Check out our Fall schedule / Mira nuestro horario de Otoño Find the trainings you are interested in attending and… Continue Reading

Sonoma County Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting September 25th

Posted on September 8, 2023

Meeting Date: September 25, 2023Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm This is an in-person meeting Location: SCOE (Sonoma County Office… Continue Reading

Register now for our First Sibshop, coming up September 30!

Posted on September 8, 2023

Sibshops offer FREE support, friendship and fun! For siblings ages 7 – 12* of children with special needs. *NEW: Middle… Continue Reading

Next session of Tamalpais Adult School’s FREE class “Become a Home Care Aide” begins September 27th via Zoom!

Posted on September 5, 2023

“Become a Home Care Aide”, will be held via Zoom each Wednesday morning, 9:30am – 12:30pm, from September 27 –… Continue Reading

Matrix Sibshops – Mas en el 2024! 

Posted on January 10, 2023

Los sibshops brindan a los hermanos apoyo e información entre compañeros en un ambiente recreativo divertido. Los niños juegan, conocen… Continue Reading

May your Memorial Day be filled with Peace and Gratitude / Que tu Día de los Caídos se lleno de Paz y Gratitud

Posted on May 24, 2024

All of us at Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center wish you and your families a happy and safe Memorial… Continue Reading

May 20th: Join us at the Napa County SELPA (CAC) Meeting

Posted on May 20, 2024

Home » Events » Community Partner Event » Napa County SELPA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meetings The Napa County CAC… Continue Reading

Thursday May 16th! Solano County SELPA CAC Meeting

Posted on May 13, 2024

Home » Events » Community Partner Event » Solano County SELPA: Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meetings Please join the Solano… Continue Reading