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Guide To Lanterman Act

The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act (AB 846), also known as the Lanterman Act, is a part of California law that states the rights and responsibilities of persons with developmental disabilities. It is a powerful piece oflegislation that establishes an entitlement and defines the service delivery system. It creates the agencies, including regional centers, responsible for planning and coordinating services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Support Groups

The following is a current list of support groups for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities. It is intended to help families make connections, find supports, and share resources. If you would like assistance finding a support group that meets your particular needs, you may consult your case manager or contact either the Family Resource Network or CARE Parent Network.

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Support Groups

The following is a current list of support groups for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities. It is intended to help families make connections, find supports, and share resources. If you would like assistance finding a support group that meets your particular needs, you may consult your case manager or contact either the Family Resource Network or CARE Parent Network.

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Performance Reports

Beginning January 1, 1993 Senate Bill 1383 (McCorquodale) passed, requiring the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to enter into five-year outcome-based performance contracts through meaningful participation with each regional center’s local community. The purpose of these contracts was for regional centers to work with the communities we serve to develop five-year goals and yearly objectives in several performance standard areas.