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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.
Supported living services (also called SLS) help people with disabilities live in their own home. This pub tells you about the sort of services you can get and who is eligible for them. It explains what to do if the regional center will not give them to you or changes them. It gives questions to ask when selecting someone to give you services. It tells you how to get help.
The Lanterman Act is the California law that guarantees more than 300,000 people with developmental disabilities the right to services and supports they need to live a more independent and productive life...
This fact sheet gives you information about your rights to receive information and services in your native language from the regional center under the Early Start Program. Early Start serves newborns and children up to 3 years old who have developmental delays.