Agencies

Association of Regional Center Agencies
www.arcanet.org
Represents California’s regional centers in supporting and advancing the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act.

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
www.scdd.ca.gov
Federally funded, independent state agency that assists in planning, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
www.dds.ca.gov
DDS is the agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions.