Resources

To assist people with disabilities and their families, here are external links to other sites, organizations, and special needs program that you might want to visit, as well as documents that you may find of interest. Clicking on external links will take you to a new window out of AbilityFirst’s site. Please note that we are not responsible for information that appears on these sites.

Americans With Disabilities Act – www.ada.gov

Department of Developmental Services – www.dds.ca.gov (916) 654-1987

Department of Developmental Services Appeals, Complaints and Comments – www.dds.ca.gov/complaints 

California Department of Rehabilitation – www.rehab.cahwnet.gov

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities - www.scdd.ca.gov

City of Pasadena’s Adaptive Recreation Program - www.ci.pasadena.ca.us

American Camping Association - www.acacamps.org

Alpine Training Services – www.alpinets.com

Special Needs Network - www.specialneedsnetwork.net

UCLA Policy Note: Challenges to Sustaining California’s Developmental Disability Services System

SpecialEducationGuide.com - www.specialeducationguide.com

Regional Centers:

Eastern Los Angeles - www.elarc.org

Harbor Regional Center - www.harborrc.org

Inland Regional Center - www.inlandrc.org

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center - www.lanterman.org

North L.A. Regional Center - www.nlacrc.org

Regional Center of Orange County - www.rcocdd.com

San Gabriel/Pomona - www.sgprc.org

South Central Regional Center - www.sclarc.org

Tri-County Regional Center – www.tri-counties.org

Westside Regional Center - www.westsiderc.org

Legislative Directories:

Contact information for the California State Legislature - http://www.legislature.ca.gov/