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.
This bill requires private health insurance regulated by the State of California to provide coverage for behavioral health treatment for persons with pervasive developmental disorder or autism. It goes into effect on July 1, 2012.
Effective January 13, 2012, the Medi-Cal Dental Program (Denti-Cal) will begin processing dental claims for regional center consumers (also known as DDS beneficiaries or consumers of DDS) age 21 and over, who have Medi-Cal and do not reside in a licensed health facility (Intermediate Care Facility or Skilled Nursing Facility). Services may be provided effective January 1, 2012; however providers should not submit claims for regional center consumers to Denti-Cal until January 13, 2012.