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Express Newsletter August 2018

Posted on August 31, 2018

Read articles on inclusion by Matrix Director of Education and Development Director: Click here to download the Express: Together We Are Mighty / Juntos Somos Poderosos Stronger Together Than Apart! ¡Más Fuertes Juntos QueSeparados! By Sandi Strang, Director of Education Together We Are Mighty Juntos Somos Poderosos… By Kristie Anderson, Development Director Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops,and Events Próximos Entrenamientos y

Lanterman Housing Alliance Needs Your Help!

Posted on August 28, 2018

Please help the Lanterman Housing Alliance and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities gather data on housing needs of folks… Continue Reading

Direct Support Workforce

Posted on August 28, 2018

Direct Support Workforce and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities A study on Direct Support Workforce and People with… Continue Reading

Strategies to support students with dyslexia

Posted on August 28, 2018

Getting ready for back to school: Strategies to support students with dyslexia. “Dyslexia affects every instructional task a student will… Continue Reading

The Self-Determination Program

Posted on August 28, 2018

Have you heard about the Self-Determination Program? Presented by the Golden Gate Regional Center Come and learn more about Self-Determination… Continue Reading

Swain Center now our new signature sponsor!

Posted on August 28, 2018

Thank you to the Swain Center-our new signature sponsor of Matrix Mighty Milers! Thank you to our new signature sponsor… Continue Reading

Matrix Mighty Milers 5K Race was a Huge Success

Posted on August 28, 2018

Thank You to All who Participated in 2018 Matrix Mighty Milers 5K Race! Matrix Mighty Milers is an inclusive running program for children of all ages and abilities. This year we had 64 participants who trained for 13 weeks and all ran The Santa Rosa Marathon 5K race. This program would not be possible without our incredible community. Many thanks

Understanding Conservatorship: Will it be Part of Transition to Adulthood for Your Young Adult?

Posted on August 23, 2018

November 8, 2018 – Join us as we welcome attorney Alexis Lynch. Conservatorship is an important step for families of a special needs child transitioning into adulthood.  In order to maintain the legal rights to make important decisions concerning your child’s care, such as place of residence, medical treatment and educational placement after age 18, you need to be appointed

Assessments: The Key to Special Education

Posted on August 23, 2018

November 8, 2018 – Struggling to understand your child’s most current assessment report? Want to understand more about what constitutes a strong assessment, as well as how to interpret scores? This training will give you the basic understanding of Special Education assessment, as well as how to interpret scores and determine eligibility for Special Education. EVENT TIME: 10:00 am –

IEP Basics

Posted on August 23, 2018

October 18, 2018 – IEP: Plan, Document, Meeting If you’re new to the world of IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) or if you’ve been around the Special Ed block a couple of times, this training will introduce or reinforce basic concepts necessary for understanding your child’s IEP. EVENT TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free for families / $25 for professionals

Understanding Conservatorship: Will it be Part of Transition to Adulthood for Your Young Adult?

Posted on August 23, 2018

September 25, 2018 – September 25, 2018 94 Galli Drive, Suite C, Map and Directions | Register Description: Join us as we welcome attorney Alexis Lynch Conservatorship is an important step for families of a special needs child transitioning into adulthood. In order to maintain the legal rights to make important decisions concerning your child’s care, such as place of

Assessments: The Key to Special Education

Posted on August 19, 2018

December 7, 2018 – Struggling to understand your child’s most current assessment report? Want to understand more about what constitutes a strong assessment, as well as how to interpret scores? This training will give you the basic understanding of Special Education assessment, as well as how to interpret scores and determine eligibility for Special Education. EVENT TIME: 10:00 am –