Links

 
Helpful Links -- Click on the Title to access the web sites.
  California Government
  California Council on Developmental Disabilities - The 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.
  California 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. Services are provided through state-operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with 21 nonprofit regional centers.
  Find your California State Legislator - Find out who your California state senator and assembly member is, and how to contact them. It is vital that you write to your legislators that you support Fairview. Find your representative by using your address and zip code.
  Office of the Governor of California - This link will provide you with the latest information and news from the Governor's office.
  SB 1196 - Amended at to Lanterman Closure - The California State Dept. of Developmental Services shall maximize opportunities for public involvement. Updated March 23, 2010.
  Developmental Center Closures
  DC Closure information at DDS website - Learn about the closure plans, resident transitions, the Community State Staff Plan, and more.
  Donations and Causes
  Ronda's Dream Center - This program is aimed at providing Fairview with a highly stimulating and therapeutic room for the residents. Please click on the link to learn more about this project.
  Organizations
  California Association of Psychiatric Technicians - CAPT is the professional association for approximately 14,000 state-licensed Psychiatric Technicians who work in California's programs serving people with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. These include facilities run by the state, city or county governments, hospital districts and private providers.
  CAR - CAR's mission is to preserve dignity, expand opportunities, and protect the rights of individuals with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, and their families.
  CASH PCR - California Association of State Hospital Councils for the Retarded. Some people thrive in group homes. Some can live more independently in supportive living situations. It all depends on individual and family needs. At CASH/PCR it our goal to preserve this choice for individuals and families in the state of California.
  CD-CAN - CALIFORNIA DISABILITY COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK Advocacy Without Borders: Connecting thousands of people with disabilities, mental health needs, seniors, families, workers, low income families to disability rights, senior rights, civil rights and unified action
  Voice of the Retarded - VOR is the national association that unites people in advocacy in order to educate and assist families, organizations, public officials, and individuals concerned with the quality of life and choice for persons with mental retardation within residential options.
  Self-Determination
  Learn about Self-Determination - Information from site about Self-Determination Principles and Programs.

 

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