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Mar 25, 2019, 12:48 ET Regional Center of Orange County Announces 2019 Spotlight Award Honorees

Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) honored nine Orange County individuals and organizations at its 22nd annual Spotlight Awards dinner-dance on...


Sep 05, 2018, 18:30 ET Discapacidades del desarrollo: dedicadas cuidadoras ayudan a mujer con discapacidades en su batalla contra el cáncer

Sandra Martínez y Jéssica Morales, quienes trabajan para la Fundación Pasos de la Vida (Life Steps Foundation), son más que profesionales de apoyo...


Sep 05, 2018, 12:59 ET Developmental Disabilities: Dedicated Caregivers Help Woman with Disabilities in Her Battle with Cancer

Sandra Martinez and Jessica Morales, who work for the Life Steps Foundation, are more than direct support professionals to the woman with...


Apr 03, 2018, 01:41 ET El Centro Regional del Condado de Orange ofrece una guía y consejos gratuitos sobre viajes y vacaciones de verano en casa para los padres de niños con discapacidades

Ya sea que planee salir de vacaciones o quedarse en casa este verano, los padres de niños con discapacidades del desarrollo enfrentan desafíos...


Oct 02, 2017, 01:07 ET National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Employers and Employees Benefit from Workforce Diversity

Before Michelle Katagiri-Mena moved to Orange County, most of the people who worked with her had no idea how much she could accomplish if she were...


Sep 07, 2017, 14:12 ET Developmental Disabilities: Job Coach Helps Build Pride, Professionalism

The kitchen in the café where Elizabeth Martinez serves as job coach for three young men with developmental disabilities is a showcase for true...


Sep 06, 2017, 13:02 ET Regional Center of Orange County Appoints Two New Board Members

The Board of Directors of Regional Center of Orange County has appointed Laguna Niguel's Clifford "Cliff" Amsden and Newport Beach's John "Chip"...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:10 ET Regional Center of Orange County Appoints Two New Board Members

The Board of Directors of Regional Center of Orange County has appointed Irvine's Liza Krassner and Santa Ana's Amy Jessee to serve one-year terms...


Sep 06, 2016, 02:20 ET A Heart for Service: Sue Hewitt Helps Orange County Adults with Disabilities Live Independently

Sue Hewitt has all she needs for a rewarding career as a direct support professional who helps adults with developmental disabilities to live...