Helpful Resources and Links

AAIDD American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A Consumer's Guide to the Lanterman Act - The publication, "A Consumer's Guide to the Lanterman Act," is a booklet for adults with developmental disabilities was written with the help of consumers

Al Condeluci has been an advocate, a catalyst for building community capacities, and leader in understanding social culture since 1970

Allen, Shea & Associates maintain articles on supported living, managed care, person-centered planning, and other related information

Alta California Regional Center assists persons with developmental disabilities, including infants at risk and their families who live in their 10 county service area

Art Explorers is a creative arts program that addresses the basic human need for self-expression.

Broadreach Training and Resources - Norman Kunc and Emma Van Der Klift are advocates working on behalf of persons with disabilities to ensure their ability to take their rightful place in schools, workplaces, and communities

California Supported Living Network is a statewide organization of people and agencies committed to the belief that every Californian with a developmental disability can live in his or her own home if provided the supports and services needed to be safe and successful

CDCAN stands for the California Disability Community Action Network: Advocacy Without Borders: Connecting people with disabilities & seniors to rights and unified action

Department of Developmental Services The California Department of Developmental Services is the agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities

Department of Fair Employment and Housing Protecting the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations and from the perpetration of acts of hate violence

Disability Benefits 101 (DB101) helps workers, job seekers, and service providers understand the connections between work and benefits

Disability Rights California We will continue to advocate with and for people with disabilities. We will work together to fight discrimination, promote autonomy and choice, end abuse and neglect, and increase access to programs and services that respect each client and his or her unique needs and culture

Diverse City Press Inc is a small publishing company which aims to provide educational materials for people with disabilities and their care providers

Helen Sanderson Associates is a development training and consultancy team. We work with people to change their lives, organisations and communities through person centred thinking and planning. We have HSA teams in the UK, Australia, Canada and America

Hemi foundation Dedicated to children and families impacted by Hemispherectomy Brain Surgery

Inclusion Press creates person centered resource materials for training events, public schools, high schools, community colleges, universities, human service agencies, health organizations, government agencies, families, First Nations organizations - nationally and internationally

Lanterman Act- We're Here to Speak for Justice

People First of California is determined to: increase personal and economic independence and capabilities; defend civil rights; and eliminate prejudice and discrimination of people with developmental disabilities

Peter Leidy is a consultant, trainer, and speaker on human services. He focuses on personalized supports and community membership for people with disabilities. He also writes and sings songs about human serviceland and those who find themselves connected to it

Quality Mall Free information about person-centered supports for people with developmental disabilities

Redwood Coast Regional Center  RCRC offers services and supports for children and adults with developmental disabilities who live in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, and Mendocino Counties

Regional Center Locations Use this link to access information on the 21 Regional Centers in California

Robinson's Pharmacy

State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is established by state and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need

SafetyNet All about health, safety and everyday life challenges for people with developmental disabilities.

Support Development Associates Dedicated to helping people lead the lives they want

Supported Life Institute Advocating Inclusive and Dynamic Communities

The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices envisions a world where all people have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves. Our efforts focus on people who have lost or may lose positive control because of society's response to the presence of a disability. This site helps us foster a global learning community that shares knowledge for that purpose. All are welcome here to share and learn

UNIVERSAL LIFESTILES (ULS) is a nationally acclaimed company that provides cutting edge training, technical assistance and consultation to organizations that offer supports and services for individuals with disabilities

Windows To My Soul  is where horses and humans come together in a mutually beneficial, healing and transformative growth environment. 

Zentangle  The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns