Materials and publications in this section help you understand your rights so you can advocate for yourself or another person. If you have any questions or need more help, contact Disability Rights California at
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Rights Under the Lanterman Act (RULA)This manual explains your rights as a person with developmental disabilities in California and focuses on your rights with the regional centers and service providers under the Lanterman Act.
Special Education Rights and Responsibilities (SERR)This manual explains how to become eligible for special education, how to request and advocate for special education services, and what to do if you disagree with school districts.
Medi-Cal Programs to Help You Stay in Your Own Home or Leave a Nursing Home
This publication provides information about California programs that help people with disabilities, including children and seniors, who receive Medi-Cal stay in their home or return home from long-term care facilities like hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities.