Traumatic Brain Injury Report to Congress – March 2015

Traumatic Brain injuries affect millions every year.  Some prevention is possible.  Some not so possible.  These reports were created by the CDC for Congress and was presented recently in March 2015.  The statistics seem staggering.  For more information, please go to http://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/

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DAC Out reaches to you!

Disability Action Center directly interacts and impacts the lives of people with disabilities and seniors in our communities.

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Another aspect of our direct support is our active outreach program to reach out even more to our communities.

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On June 17th our staff met with folks in the areas of Glenn and Siskiyou counties in Orland, Willows, Elk Creek, Grindstone Rancheria, Yreka, and Montague.

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A part of our outreach plan is to schedule a day to come to one or some of our communities to share information, schedule presentations, meetings, and work directly with organizations, people with disabilities and seniors.

If you are interested in learning more about our community services, schedule a presentation or meeting, give us a call at (530) 242-8550.

Lyme Disease Awareness Survey Results!

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On February 24th we asked 6 questions for Lyme Disease Awareness. 19 people responded. 1 diagnosed with Lyme Disease. The percentage for each question and overall knowledge of and about Lyme Disease was only 16%. Our Chico office has a Lyme Disease support group that meets each month. A lot of education and support is shared. Next support group is 6/15 between 2-4 pm on Monday.  If you wish details of the survey questions themselves, please respond to the post and we can post additional information.

Special Event – Rowell Family in Redding

Behavior Tools 101 Flyer Feb 28 2015

Special Event

Behavior Tools 101 Class

Rowell Family Empowerment

962 Maraglia St. Redding, CA

This beginner’s class on behavior management will be taught by Jesse Daniel, MA, BCBA.  You will learn about several commonly used behavioral tools and how to identify the different strategies that will be most effective. Cost $75 per person. Scholarships from RFENC and FNRC are available.  Call RDENC’s Redding office at (530) 226-5129 and ask for Wendy to sign-up!

RSVP 226-5129