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Join Patrick Kirchen, proprietor of Crossings, and other community members for a reception with hosted wine and hors d’oeuvres. Stay for dinner and all proceeds will be donated to PCDA.
Crossings Restaurant is located in the historic Edwards & Faw building at 1010 Mission Street, South Pasadena.
For more information, please contact Adam Pilder at 626.793.7350 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Young Adults Program is for young adults, 18-21 years of age, with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities. The 12 week program is designed for young adults who have basic skills and are ready to advance towards greater independence.
|Week 1:||Creating Personal Goals|
|Week 2:||Daily Living|
|Week 4:||Social Skills in a Restaurant|
|Week 5:||Time Management and Transportation|
|Week 6:||Problem Solving|
|Week 7:||Shopping and Money Management|
|Week 8:||Health, Hygiene and Appearances|
|Week 9:||Personal Safety|
|Week 12:||Self Advocacy|
The program meets twice a week, once for 90 minutes at PCDA and once for 90 minutes in the community. The first session each week will be held at the PCDA site. During this session, participants will meet in small groups for discussions and fun activities related to the curriculum. The second session for the week will be an adventure held at a community location that that aligns with the weekly curriculum.
Participants must be able to interact and remain safe in a small group. Along with professional staff, community volunteers will participate in sessions to provide role models, support and inspiration. Adults are responsible to arrange for transportation to and from all events.
The Young Adult Program is vendored with Regional Centers, Vendor # PD3088, SVC 102.
For more information, please call Jennifer Aceves, (626) 793-7350 x222 or Monica Fonseca, x257
Nicole has been a member of the PCDA family for more than 2 years, working within our Building Blocks, SEDI, Social Skills, and Teen Club programs. Nicole has demonstrated such growth in all areas of her role, including being a model for consultation and collaboration within our multidisciplinary team and with Service Coordinators to better support the needs of her clients. Nicole continues to go the extra mile in supporting the families she works with. As a Community Representative, Nicole supports representing PCDA at a wide range of community events including vendor fairs, resource and referral fairs, local conferences, etc. Another aspect of this role is to maintain a community resource board, available to all staff to review and identify resources for the families they work directly with. In addition, Nicole has recently joined our assessment team for Socialization Skills and DIR/Floortime assessments. This has been an exciting moment to honor her commitment to the work she does.
Featuring hundreds of wines from California & Oregon for sampling. Cheese and Charcuterie by Claud & Co. along with other small bites provided by Noor.
260 E Colorado Blvd A2094
Pasadena, CA 91101
|When:||Sunday, March 30th, 2014|
For more information and tickets, please go to: www.pasadenagrandpinotfest.com.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the event.
In March, PCDA OT Clinician Mariko Yamazaki will leave on her 6th annual trip to Ghana. She is co-coordinating a trip of 32 USC students and 10 therapists, to provide OT services at a boarding school called the Mephibosheth School for children with special needs. Mariko will consult with disability support teams in local villages and give guest lectures at the University of Education, Winneba. She continues to support emerging disability rights leaders in Ghana who strive to empower their community.
The Mephibosheth School is collecting the following items:
February is here and that means our Valentine's Day socials are right around the corner. The socials are for all PCDA clients ages 3-13 and their families, so spread the word!
|What:||A fun afternoon of arts and crafts, games, and snacks!|
|When:|| Monday, February 10th
Thursday, February 13th
|Where:||Upstairs - 620 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena|
Please let us know if you would like to donate any special snacks!
For any questions and to RSVP, please contact Megan at (626) 793-7350 x256 or Katie, x257 by February 7.
Enjoy a relaxing day of golf on a Jack Nicklaus designed course at the Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland. The day of fun includes lunch, contests with prizes, an auction, and a gala awards dinner.
To register and for more event information, go to: pcda.golfregistrations.com
Click for the PCDA Golf Sponsorship Letter: 2014-PCDA-Golf_Sponsorship (PDF)
Click for the PCDA Golf Sponsor levels: 2014-PCDA-Golf_Sponsor-Levels (PDF)
Click for the PCDA Golf Sponsor Form: 2014-PCDA-Golf_Sponsor-Form (PDF)
Click for more information about PCDA: 2014-PCDA-Golf-Tournament_About-PCDA (PDF)
2014 PCDA Golf Committee
Angeles National Golf Club
9401 Foothill Blvd.
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Tell us how PCDA has helped your family... Share your ideas for new programs and services... Find out how to become more involved with PCDA...
Share your thoughts and make a DIFFERENCE! We value your input.
Mail your card OR drop off at PCDA in the SURVEY BOX anytime in February.
Last Day for surveys to be submitted will be Friday, Feb. 28th.
Favor pregunte a su terapista o la recepcionista por la encuesta. Devuélvalo a PCDA antes del 28 de febrero (pásalo a su terapista, envíalo por correo en un sello estampado, o déjalo en la Caja de Encuestas en el vestíbulo de PCDA). Su encuesta es confidencial. Gracias por tomar el tiempo para participar en la Encuesta Para Familias de PCDA. Valoramos sus opiniones y sugerencias.
This is your second chance at an exciting and fun way to support PCDA and bid to win cool items such as entertainment tickets, dining gift certificates, toys and more!
Go to BiddingForGood every day between now and January 31 to see more new items in store and bid on great gifts!
Please contact Adam Pilder, Chief Development Officer,
at 626-793-7350 ext. 289 Email: Adam@PasadenaChildDevelopment.org
We need help with spreading the word and recruiting new athletes - PCDA clients and other kiddos from the community are all welcomed! Young Athletes™ is an interactive program that welcomes sibling and friend participation.
|Session 1: Basketball||January 11 - March 1|
|Session 2: Baseball||March 8 - April 26|
|Session 3: Volleyball||May 3 - June 21|
|Session 4: Soccer||June 28 - August 16|
|Session 5: Football||August 23 - October 11|
|Session 6: Hockey||October 19 - December 13|
2-4 Year Olds from 9:30 - 11:00am
5-7 Year Olds from 12:30 - 2:00pm, and 2:30 - 4:00pm
For more information or to register, contact Anne Yee:
email@example.com or call (626) 793-7350 ext. 280
Performances by the children of PCDA's Music programs!
Questions? (626) 793-7350 x261