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Wellness Family Support Projects

North Bay Regional Center
Family Support Project (00/01)
This pilot project served parents with developmental disabilities and their children through a collaborative working arrangement with two vendors: Becoming Independent and Early Learning Institute.

Redwood Coast Regional Center
Family Maintenance, Support, Intervention, and Reunification (00/01)
This project created best practice guidelines for interagency collaboration and promoted stability for families whose parent(s) have a developmental disability(ies).

San Diego Regional Center
Bereavement Support Through Education, Resources, Implementation, & Knowledge (ERIK) (01/02)
This project was designed to provide education and bereavement counseling for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families who require assistance with the death process.

Valley Mountain Regional Center
Special Parents Education About Kids (SPEAK) (01/02)
This project developed a home-based, individualized family support program for parents with developmental disabilities that included intervention and adaptations geared to the parents capabilities.
Last Updated: 10/23/2007