Parent Training Overview San Diego 2013

Saturday, October 19, 2013

San Diego State University, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

This is an intensive legal training opportunity exclusively for parents/grandparents of children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities.* Please see our Continuing Legal Education for professional training.


Timothy Adams, Esq.
Lynne Arnold, MA
Wendy Dumlao, Esq.
Karen Fessel, Dr. PH
Cara Lucier, Esq.
Mitchel Perlman, PhD
Kim Mack Rosenberg, Esq.
Summer Stech, Esq.

Conference Fees**
Registration Options Until Oct. 17
Individual $60
Couples – One Workbook $80
Couples – Two Workbooks $90
Family Law Lunch – Addt’l Fee** $20
Box Lunch – Addt’l Fee** $15

Before registering please note:

  • You must register in advance. NO on-site registration will be available for this parent training conference.
  • If your child is a San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) client, please read more about registering for the conference at NO COST.
  • If your child is a client at another California regional center, please contact your caseworker with our vendor number (PQ9906) and request direct payment for your conference registration.
Time Session Presentation Title – Read Complete Session Descriptions
8-8:30 a.m. 1 Welcome & Legal Overview
8:30-9 2 Preparing for Advocacy
9-9:45 3 Long-term Planning Process
9:45-10 BREAK
10-10:30 4 Assessments: Understanding the Legalities
10:30-11:45 5 Assessments: The Neuropsychological Perspective
11:45-1 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
12-12:50 6 Optional – Family Law Lunch
1-2 7 IEP Strategy
2-2:10 BREAK
2:10-3:10 8a REGIONAL CENTER – Birth to 12 Years
Choosing Your Battles: When and How to Access Services from the Regional Center and other State Programs
8b REGIONAL CENTER – 13+ Years Old
Maximizing Independent Living
3:10-3:20 BREAK
3:20-4:20 9 Navigating the Maze of Health Insurance
for Autism-related Interventions
4:20-5 p.m. 10 Questions & Answers

*Sorry, this training is not open to professionals. All attendees are required to show documents (IEP, IPP, IFSP, diagnosis, etc.) confirming they are a parent/grandparent/legal guardian to a child affected by an autism spectrum disorder or related developmental disability. There are no exceptions to this policy.

**Scholarships to families in need are available upon request. Please contact us.

***Family Law Lunch is limited to ONLY 45 attendees and cost is additional to conference registration. Please register early if this topic is important for your family.