Video Production Training Program

Video Production Training Program

As a vendor service provider for Inland Regional Center, JDSCA’s Regional Day Video Production Program provides cross-collaboration and workforce training for adults with autism and other physical and developmental disabilities. Our career pathway program aims to provide training in a working studio to teach collaboration, soft skills, technical skills, logistics, and more through visual, performing, and digital arts. SOI Jacobs House

Program participants assist in the production of the award-winning Spirit of Innovation: Arts Across America , a monthly, feature-style newscast for Riverside County. Participants also have their own spin-off show that they release weekly, the SOI Stories. Both programs were acclaimed Telly Award winners in 2020. These programs are available throughout Riverside County on Riv-Co TV as well as on local community city channels and Binge Network. In 2019, our talented participants began gathering stories, writing, and announcing a radio news segment heard locally in Southwest Riverside County on 102.5 The Vine, and globally through their streaming platform at

We provide hands-on training through our state-of-the-art television studio and field equipment. Program participants are trained by our Director of Education, staff, industry professional instructors, and mentored by hired-industry apprentices. Participants have the opportunity to learn:

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Writing
  • Video production
  • Audio
  • Editing
  • Lighting
  • Animation
  • Streaming technical skills
  • Costumes
  • Sets
  • Acting
  • Makeup
  • Scheduling
  • Logistics
  • Work-based culture

We provide participants who successfully complete the program with work-search assistance, job interview prep, and letters of recommendation to help them find paid work, internships, apprenticeships, and higher education in the arts, entertainment and other cross-related industries.

JDSCA Video Production Training ProgramParticipants must live in Riverside County and be registered and services by Inland Regional Center. For more information on IRC and their services, go to or call the IRC at 909-890-3370.

Interested program participants who are already affiliated with the IRC can fill out our Program Interest Form (click here), and have your Consumer Service Coordinator contact us at with your IPP.


AB 1402 amended the Welfare and Institutions Code to add Section 4704.6 which states, “Each regional center and each vendor that contracts with a regional center to provide services to consumers shall conspicuously post on its Internet Website, if any, a link to the departments, Internet Website page that provides a description of the appeals procedure set forth in this chapter and a department telephone number available for answering consumer and applicant appeals procedure questions.”

All service providers of Inland Regional Center are expected to comply with this regulation in accordance with the terms and conditions of Vendorization.

The following information is provided to assist you in meeting this expectation.

The Department of Developmental Services website is located at :


Job Training Program: SOI Stories