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Agency name:

Through the Looking Glass

Program name:

Parent Support Services for Parents with Disabilities

Program Last Updated: 08/04/2017

Program AKA (also known as): PSS

Program Description: Home-based support for parents with intellectual disability and their children. Adaptations (e.g. cognitive adaptations, adaptations in communication) and case management. See Adaptive Baby Care Equipment for adaptations when there are physical as well as cognitive disability issues.

General Comments: There is a family systems approach, and teamwork between mental health, developmental and occupational therapy staff to address issues.

Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Iliana Escobar
    Title: Intake Staff, Clinical Program
    Phone: (510) 848-1112
    Extension: 8114
    Address: 3075 Adeline Street, Suite 120 Oakland, CA 94703-

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years
  • Adults

Requirements:

  • Age

Other Requirements: Regional Center Consumer in Alameda or Contra Costa County--RCEB POS

Services:

  • Parent support
  • Occupational therapy
  • Mental Health Services for parents
  • Family Counseling services
  • Case management

Location Type:

  • Home-based

Participants:

  • Both children and parents/caregivers
  • Families

Languages:

  • American Sign Language
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male
  • Trans

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Cost payment:

  • No fees
  • May be paid by Regional Center

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Mental/Emotional

Other Disabilities: Parents all have intellectual/developmental disabilities, as RCEB consumers, May have any other additional disabilities. Children may have any disability or delay.

Target Group: Expectant parent or parent with intellectual disability and consumer of RCEB with children 0-3.

Required documentation:

    Other Required documentation: RCEB POS

    Preferred documentation:

    • Medical/Psych Records
    • Referral from other agency of professional

    Intake Procedure:

    • Telephone registration