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Resources for the New Reality: Coronavirus in the Special Needs Community - Shared screen with speaker view
Beth Burt
08:30
Hello Everyone! Thanks for joining us!
Beth Burt
09:44
Yes, you should not have to mute. Just chat or ask questions :)
Beth Burt
10:41
All participants are muted. You will have to chat or use the Q&A box
Tamica Foots-Rachal
10:42
@ Gregory, I believe you are all on mute except the panelists
Beth Burt
11:26
Hi Everyone, thanks for joining us tonight!
Samantha Huish
12:35
yes!
johanna mercado-mutya
12:57
yes Lod & clear
johanna mercado-mutya
13:00
Loud
Sharon Jones
13:06
yes
Tamica Foots-Rachal
13:19
@ Elizabeth. That is great! Hi Students!!!
Clara Garcia
13:33
Hola a todos los que necesitan interprete por favor vean abajo en su pantalla y selecten español
Tamica Foots-Rachal
13:48
In order to access the interpretation, please click the interpretation button at the bottom of the screen for zoom
Tamica Foots-Rachal
14:32
Para acceder a la interpretación, haga clic en el botón de interpretación en la parte inferior de la pantalla para hacer zoom
Tamica Foots-Rachal
15:08
@ Elizabeth, yes its being recorded
Tamica Foots-Rachal
15:29
@ celiaPara acceder a la interpretación, haga clic en el botón de interpretación en la parte inferior de la pantalla para hacer zoom
Clara Garcia
17:24
Si tienen alguna pregunta por favor escríbanla y la pregunta y podremos responder en el fin de la junta
Tamica Foots-Rachal
20:35
@ attendees. Some of the panelists are not on camera
Tamica Foots-Rachal
21:11
@ E O - correct
Tamica Foots-Rachal
21:40
@ silvia, everyone is not on camera
Ryne Galiszewski-Edwards
21:59
Oceanside
Mimi Dias
22:12
OC
Teresa Santistevan-Copado
22:13
hemet ca
Galaxy S10
22:20
Temecula
Eric Aguilar
22:29
grand terrace CA,
James Walker
22:36
Solana Beach, CA
Charmaine Vaughn
22:43
Chino CA
Clara Garcia
22:48
No one is visible, only panelists :)
Clara Garcia
24:41
Welcome Elizabeth Yomantas and students :)
Tamica Foots-Rachal
24:50
@ Susana, not all of the panelist are on camera.
Tamica Foots-Rachal
25:20
@ Catalina, it is being recorded and can be sent out.
E O
27:19
Would you mind sharing Panelist Titles again please?
Clara Garcia
27:25
Hello Juanita!
Beth Burt
27:56
We will have all the titles and the recording on the Autism Society of California website.
Kc Clontz
28:18
Thank you!
Tamica Foots-Rachal
28:51
About Special EducationSobre educacion especialA Discussion About Special Education Services Amid the COVID-19 School Closures
Tamica Foots-Rachal
29:07
Sobre educacion especialA Discussion About Special Education Services Amid the COVID-19 School Closureshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1AQR_YXnvnHETinsgtDkc7LM2k0AlnRqB/view
Galaxy S10
30:46
foreclosures, re t
Galaxy S10
30:52
foreclosures, eent an
Galaxy S10
31:04
rent and utilities til when?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
31:41
Much of the guidance can be found here:
Tamica Foots-Rachal
31:44
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Guidance.aspx
Ana Andrade
32:34
thanks tamica
Tamica Foots-Rachal
32:44
@ Sara, I will be providing some ideas.
Galaxy S10
32:48
thx tamika
Tamica Foots-Rachal
33:29
SCDD is also going to provide a one-pager for everyone to access with resources as well. That is coming shortly
Regina Lauridsen
34:01
great!
Tamica Foots-Rachal
34:34
@Evelyn, I will research it and see if we can provide that after for all of the attendees.
Ana Andrade
35:31
there are some news stating that california expects more than 50% of CA population to get COVID 19.... is that a report you have seen..m
Bonnie Sayers
35:45
CDCAN updates several times a day
Galaxy S10
36:27
what does SCDD stand for?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
36:43
State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD)
James Walker
36:46
State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Galaxy S10
37:11
thx
Clara Garcia
38:27
We will answer questions towards the end after the panelists have presented. Vamos a contestar preguntas despues de que los panelistas han presentado
Tamica Foots-Rachal
38:40
If you cannot see the presentation, we will be sending out the slides to everyone
Chris Grant
39:49
California Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for statewide "stay at home" order to combat COVID-19 outbreak https://abc30.com/politics/live-newsom-calls-for-statewide-stay-at-home-order/6029100/
Chris Grant
41:26
California health officials predict that about 56% of the state's population - 25.5 million people - will be infected with the novel coronavirus within the next eight weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a letter to President Donald Trump.
James Walker
41:51
Thanks Chris
Ana Andrade
42:09
thanks Christ...
Tamica Foots-Rachal
43:48
@ Theresa, yes
Galaxy S10
46:49
you can use clipart by googling.
Galaxy S10
47:33
boardmaker.com and teachers pay teachers is also helpful.
Galaxy S10
48:02
i would like some help for a social story. any websites you can recommend?
Ana Andrade
50:23
teacher pay teachers has some free social stories on covid 19... if this is something you need
Bonnie Sayers
51:01
My son's adult day program just called and said see you in 30 days
James Walker
51:20
that's interesting
Michelle Goodrow
51:42
How to write a social story www.andnextcomesl.com
Ana Andrade
52:39
https://www.st-nicholas.kent.sch.uk/news/2020-03-16-social-story-coronavirus-covid-19
Galaxy S10
53:10
not coronavirus per se.
Ana Andrade
54:04
everydayspeech has some good social stories... some of them include a video
CJ Cook
54:09
https://www.inlandrc.org/2020/03/19/service-updates-from-our-executive-director/
Anne Hall
54:10
Where again will these presentations be posted?
Galaxy S10
54:48
thank you. ive had a lot of parent training over the years.
Eric Aguilar
55:37
you guys are doing a marvelous job this is a great informative webinar
James Walker
55:54
Great Job.
Regina Lauridsen
58:49
Very informative, thank you. Please let us know where the presentations can be located. And thank you all for your time!
Kc Clontz
01:00:24
In the Bay Area, anyone under 18 can get free breakfast and lunch.
Maggie Thach
01:01:34
Where can I
Maggie Thach
01:01:50
Where can I find out more about what behavior services is?
CJ Cook
01:01:56
Your service coordinator at the Regional center can assist with respite
Ana Andrade
01:02:10
also for some riverside county schools lunch is for 1-18yrs... but SPED students age out until 22yrs... so this leaves 18-22 out... from meal availability :-(
Kc Clontz
01:02:32
:(
Maggie Thach
01:03:00
So I can go to my services coordinator to find out about behavior services? Would that be considered respite?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:03:01
@ Brenda...yes
moto g(7) power
01:03:07
where can I find or who should I ask about respite service options ?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:03:36
@ Ana, I will look into that
Yolanda Cruz
01:03:49
ask your service coordinator
Galaxy S10
01:04:07
i really would like access for therapy for my almost 15 year old. i used to have safety risk at san Diego regional but Inland regional doesn't understand what I am saying.
trejoboys
01:04:09
i reside in orange county, where can you get some of the behavior services?
Sharon Jones
01:04:31
Home Instead can help with Respite care thru Inland Regional for 18 years u
Maggie Thach
01:06:14
What about behavior services?
Galaxy S10
01:06:37
like a therapist. i have never need them to come to home because they talk to my daughter over the phone. so it would be perfect now
CJ Cook
01:06:52
for authorized service codes for telehealth for IRC please visit inlandrc.org Please contact your service coordinator and leave a message on their voicemail or email, email is best for written records.
Maggie Thach
01:07:08
Thanks for the info!
Scarlett vonThenen
01:07:33
@trejoboys - CalOptima (Medi-Cal) funds behavioral services in Orange County to age 21. After age 21, ask your regional center service coordinator
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:07:59
Thanks Scarlett.
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:08:32
@ Everyone, please ask your questions as we also have staff at SCDD answering questions from throughout the state
trejoboys
01:08:57
thank you
Lisa Loder
01:09:36
@Ana Andrade-double check with your school district on lunch for the adult student. We live in Monterey County and my daughter is in the adult transition program and I received a call today from her teacher that she could get lunch at any of the middle or high schools (our district is just middle school-adult school)
Neelama Eyres
01:09:44
Are Tele-health services accessed through our local Regional Center?
Chandana Chowdhury
01:10:06
are there respite options in northern california, specifically in the bay area where regional center encourages families to get their own person as respite provider?
Kc Clontz
01:11:39
@ Chandana Many teachers and other classroom staff are looking for work
Jessica Aldrete
01:12:06
does tele Heath help with physical therapy my son goes to epu in Fresno for his physical therapy
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:12:24
Mary, we are working on some options for distant learning that I will talk about. Since this webinar has a vast audience, we are covering all bases :)
Chandana Chowdhury
01:12:54
will the Q and As also be recorded?
Maggie Thach
01:12:58
What does respite care look like in this time of social distancing?
Yolanda Cruz
01:13:00
@Jessica, it can. Have you gotten any feedback from EPU?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:13:09
@ Chandra, yes
Galaxy S10
01:13:36
pillow squishes can be really helpful. have child lay down and use pillow and place on back,arm or leg and apply pressure. little to more. excellent for light pressure
Chandana Chowdhury
01:13:37
thanks
Jessica Aldrete
01:13:40
my oldest gets behavior services threw act a change in trajectory from Cvrc in Fresno do I ask Cvrc about what is the alternative?
Yolanda Cruz
01:13:57
Hi Jessica,
Jessica Aldrete
01:14:18
Yolanda Cruz thank you for getting back hello epu just posted this webinar so I’m hoping after this we get more info they are amazing
Yolanda Cruz
01:14:41
Ask your CVRC coordinator if the provider has reached out and told them how they would continue services
Jessica Aldrete
01:15:07
I am very thankful and blessed you and the crew got together to create this webinar there is such good info i have 2 pages full of what I’m taking down
Jessica Aldrete
01:15:19
Yolanda Cruz thank you will do
Yolanda Cruz
01:15:30
Just FYI, I am in talks with the providers in Fresno to see if we can do a similar training for our area
Galaxy S10
01:16:17
hammock swings and a spinning hook for backyard
Jessica Aldrete
01:16:41
Yolanda Cruz AWESOME THANK YOU SO MUCH
James Walker
01:16:43
Yes ! I love hammock wings
James Walker
01:16:48
swings
Christian Alvarado
01:18:58
Some of us don't have back yards or patios. I don't have such space. My living room looks like a rehabilitation room. I have no space for a couch or anything else. But I don't have anything for a sensory diet.
Elizabeth Lemus
01:19:04
Thanks for the info!
LG Stylo 5
01:19:24
can I have access to the power points I cant write to take notes
Maggie Thach
01:19:35
Does anyone have suggestions for sleep issues for an adult with cerebral palsy?
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:20:48
www.Special-fit.com is offering free fitness classes mornings at 10am for individuals with disabilities
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:21:13
virtual classes
Christian Alvarado
01:21:18
For sleep issues nothing worked for my son, no medication, melatonin, bed routine etc. The only thing that worked was a changer of diet. No gluten, no sugar, no casein, nothing canned, no preservatives and organic as much as possible
Yolanda Cruz
01:21:18
Maggie, I do not have info but have you talked to your doctor?
Regina Lauridsen
01:21:25
Thank you!
Maggie Thach
01:23:03
@Christian, I hadn’t thought about dietary changes. Where can I go to get an idea of that types of recipes based on the restrictions that you’re suggesting?
Charmaine Vaughn
01:24:00
I submitted an intake application via the Inland Regional Center website on Feb. 24 and haven't heard back. what is the processing time?
Neelama Eyres
01:24:20
Anyone know of online Group Music Therapy ?
Anne Molino
01:24:31
@christian I recommend SANHO Dynamic Movement Sensory Body Sock
moto g(7) power
01:24:37
what about schools, ?
Scarlett vonThenen
01:24:44
@Charmaine V - Regional Centers have 120 days to determine eligibility, unless there is a risk to health or safety in which they can determine within 60 days.
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:24:50
community@inlandrc.org
Charmaine Vaughn
01:25:04
thank you
Christian Alvarado
01:25:12
Try the G.A.P.S diet. They have a lot of information on line, they also have a book: GAPS diet the Gut and Psychology Syndrome they will give you a lot of ideas, recipes, etc. If you can follow the diet it is even better.
Maryse Benjamin
01:26:14
Hi Paint nite have online paint sessions online for adults and kids, you can purchase the kit from amazon if you don't have it
Scarlett vonThenen
01:26:28
for those interested in sensory and movement, check out Metric Music Therapy and Neurologic Music Therapist, Peggy Schafer, based out of Santa Fe Springs.
trejoboys
01:26:48
sounds like the empire have better services from their regional center< Orange County doesn’t offer any, if they do i haven’t been contacted.
moto g(7) power
01:27:48
is music therapy a service founded by regional centers?
Galaxy S10
01:28:56
i went to a workshop and it had the district, regional center as well a office of rehabilitation. can you do webinars for these workshops?
Yolanda Cruz
01:30:04
These are workshops that are conducted by State Council, depending on the area you live in one of us can probably give you info on upcoming trainings
Clara Garcia
01:30:25
Thank you Ariana
LG Stylo 5
01:30:55
i cant reach anyone by phone at Inland Regional center we got self determination months ago and are all ready to get started we need to know how we can access the funds for the person centered plan?
Kc Clontz
01:31:09
Is “shelter in place” the same as “stay at home?”
moto g(7) power
01:32:12
hola Yolanda Cruz, disculpa Centro Regional puede proveer el servicio de music therapy?
Yolanda Cruz
01:32:43
Hola, Bajo auto-dterminacion ai una posibilidad de poder hacer eso
Lisa Loder
01:32:47
will the slides be sent out or located where we can access them?
Yolanda Cruz
01:33:35
Under self-determination there are ways to be able to get non-traditional services
moto g(7) power
01:34:01
y para Las personas que fueron seleccionados para self determination pero no asistieron a la orientation ya no pueden participar?
Vikki Riddle-Cox
01:34:02
My understanding is that shelter in place means stay where you are at tht point in time. Stay home is stay at your residence
moto g(7) power
01:34:23
gracias Yolanda
Yolanda Cruz
01:34:31
for PCP plans there is already a service code, reach out to your self-determination advisory committee
James Walker
01:34:35
So that means not going in to work?
Ariana Monge
01:35:08
good question James I’m wondering if stay at home also means not going to work!
Yolanda Cruz
01:35:18
for those who cant reach people, call, leave messages and email.
Kc Clontz
01:35:24
Most people in the Bay Area are not traveling to work
James Walker
01:35:39
I work at Sprouts grocery store and i'm supposed to work tomorrow so ...
Brooke Trayer
01:36:05
https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/
CJ Cook
01:36:28
If you need details in regard to tela health options at Inland regional center please visit https://www.inlandrc.org/2020/03/19/service-updates-from-our-executive-director/
Bonnie Sayers
01:36:30
the city of la website shows the specifics to the order and what is open and who still works
Maryse Benjamin
01:36:55
only essential stores will be open, thus if you work in grocery store, pharmacy gas stations then you need to go to work
Vikki Riddle-Cox
01:36:56
Grocery stores are considered essential so they will remain open, reduced hours will be common or limiting shoppers at a time
Bonnie Sayers
01:37:02
what is IDD
Bonnie Sayers
01:37:15
Laundromats, banks, plumbers are still good
Yolanda Cruz
01:37:16
Individuals with developmental disabiliitiew
James Walker
01:37:49
My hours right now are at 25.5
CJ Cook
01:37:51
For our info on COVID 19 and DDS memos and directives please visit https://www.inlandrc.org/coronavirus/
Vikki Riddle-Cox
01:38:32
This is most helpful. Thank you panel
Galaxy S10
01:38:35
parent training for IPP.
Clara Garcia
01:38:51
https://www.ieautism.org/coronavirus-2020/
Galaxy S10
01:38:59
perhaps IHSS
Ryne Galiszewski-Edwards
01:39:02
I am a paraprofessional. I would love to see some webinars on behavior strategies that I could provide to parents to implement at home.
Anne Molino
01:39:22
yes!
Julie Price
01:39:24
Parent Training for home schooling
Neelama Eyres
01:39:25
Virtual Exercise, Yoga, Music Programs for our kiddos!
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:39:30
biggest question is what happens to service that are usually provided by school district. Can it be moved to RC? Does the school district still have the responsibility to provide these services virtually?
Galaxy S10
01:39:39
i would like that as well from Ryne. for behavior strategies. its why I asked about social stories
Bonnie Sayers
01:39:41
I heard they need people to donate blood
Galaxy S10
01:39:55
cosmic kids yoga is awesome
Kc Clontz
01:39:59
Thank you!!
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:40:07
Especially type o
Galaxy S10
01:40:14
good question Taleen
Galaxy S10
01:40:35
definitely parent training for homeschooling
Ariana Monge
01:40:37
take our time!!!!!
Ariana Monge
01:40:50
we need this!
Galaxy S10
01:41:01
could we also have emails to reach people in this group.
Galaxy S10
01:41:18
i need help with speech therapy. i have ipad and chromebooks.
Bonnie Sayers
01:41:26
my sons both have severe OCD with their autism and one turns 25 on Sunday and really severe depression. this is now going to be enormous, need to somehow get him to take his omega vitamins
Galaxy S10
01:41:28
typing websites will be helpful.
Yolanda Cruz
01:41:34
If you need to reach the SCDD Fresno office
Ariana Monge
01:41:35
so will regional center coordinators let us know if future webinars?
Yolanda Cruz
01:41:43
Yolanda.cruz2@scdd.ca.gov
olga maldonado
01:41:45
behavior and mental health. Thank you so much for offering interpretation in Spanish, please consider offering interpretation as well for the next trainings. It worked out in the end, thanks to the translator for doing an excellent job.
Yolanda Cruz
01:41:53
I am from the Fresno office
Galaxy S10
01:41:54
swallowing pills. i see parents asking this often
Hilary Baird
01:41:56
yes, Taleen's question!! my District was providing teletherapy speech for over a year but now they won't. They won't do anything!!
Ana Andrade
01:42:01
resources to obtain feedback from non verbal severe ID students when doing distant learning....
LG Stylo 5
01:42:22
i would like the step by step process in plan language to get started with Self Determination I like the steps suggestions to IPP. also would training on what is Autism, Down Syndrome Intellectual disability and what does it look like in terms of identifying it and how to integrate these individuals into the community
Vikki Riddle-Cox
01:42:28
Prayers to all
Charmaine Vaughn
01:42:42
thank you everyone!
Galaxy S10
01:42:48
sending prayers
Ariana Monge
01:42:55
oh what teletherapy for speech! sheesh they have been holding services from my son! maybe that’s something I should ask!
James Walker
01:43:01
Great Job everyone. Thank you. Thank you Beth
Christian Alvarado
01:43:02
You can also call Autism Society Inland Empire 951-220-6922
Anne Hall
01:43:04
Thank you all very much for your time, expertise, and energy.
LG Stylo 5
01:43:05
Timika I contacted your office weeks ago and still waiting for responces
Elsabet Ayele
01:43:07
can parents granted not working from home since taking care of special care children is taking their time
Kc Clontz
01:43:37
Are they the same?
Tamica Foots-Rachal
01:43:41
@LG can you email sanbernardino@scdd.ca.gov and I will respond to you directly. Thanks.
Anne Hall
01:43:44
Can therapists travel to homes for therapies?
Galaxy S10
01:44:06
like some info for IHSS and if hours will increase since not leaving home
Ariana Monge
01:44:20
probably depends on the company providing the services! @anne
Anne Hall
01:44:35
Thank you.
Ariana Monge
01:44:47
for ihss I create in hours I believe we gotta call the worker and ask for the increase
Ariana Monge
01:44:56
increase**
Kc Clontz
01:45:01
@ Chris Thank you
Yolanda Cruz
01:45:14
the FAQ from SCDD has info on IHSS
Galaxy S10
01:45:33
i was suggesting to have someone from IHSS for future webinars
Mariana Dale
01:46:14
Hi everyone, I’m at reporter at KPCC, the NPR news radio station in Southern California. I’m listening in because we’re working on some stories related to special education and what’s happening in the world right now. If you’d like to share a bit about what your family is experiencing please send me an email at mdale@scpr.org. Thank you.
Ariana Monge
01:47:14
galaxy s10 that’s a good idea!! maybe someone from social security too
Julie Price
01:47:19
Michelle is still presenting?
Galaxy S10
01:47:45
yes. yea I didn't sign in/register. i will after this
Galaxy S10
01:48:35
FAPE/IDEA is at risk. its tabled for now.
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:48:39
but we are being told to forget about getting anything
Anne Hall
01:48:39
Just heard an alert from Family Voices of California: IDEA Rights May Be Waived by Congress as Part of COVID-19 Pending Stimulus Package!
Christian Alvarado
01:48:54
Are we going to get to hear Michelle Gooldrow
Julie Price
01:48:57
Thank you all for your hard work making sure our voices are being heard
Galaxy S10
01:49:07
but hours for speech and OT are under our kids IEPs. i understand they are under contract but board of education should cover those
Chris Grant
01:49:20
@lvonne - Labs in the state have tested about 16,900 people and at least another 10,000 test results are pending.
Anne Hall
01:49:21
Contact leg officials to have your voice heard around IDEA rights!
Chris Grant
01:50:51
This webinar is being recorded.
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:51:13
most resources seem to be for younger learners. Please focus on the older kids. Teens that are mod - severe.
Galaxy S10
01:51:21
i really like lexia core 5. i think education should look into that.
Julie Price
01:51:26
How much time should we be spending on school activities?
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:51:57
YES! And, what it looks like to become home schooling in this environment
Galaxy S10
01:52:01
Thrive Public school, was shutdown by san Diego Unified school district but they might be helpful. there is zearn for math
Julie Price
01:52:16
Thank you!!!!!
Christian Alvarado
01:52:25
Contact your reps and ask to protect IDEA rights I did this morning
Galaxy S10
01:52:26
thank you
LG Stylo 5
01:52:32
thank you
Taleen Khatchadourian
01:52:36
THANK YOU!!!!
Wesley McCoyFisher
01:52:37
thank you!!
Carolina Saldana
01:52:37
thank you
Anne Molino
01:52:40
thank you!
Hilary Baird
01:52:45
thank you!!!