These private, non-profit corporations, contract with the Department of Developmental Services to provide points of contact with the community. The regional center system was established by, and is governed by the Lanterman Act. The regional centers provide intake services, case management, purchase of services in accordance with a consumer’s IPP, develop and oversee new and existing programming, and advocate for persons with developmental disabilities. There are a total of twenty-one regional centers throughout California. The regional centers also provide case management for children in the early start program
- “Making a Murderer” and Brendan Dassey’s Low IQ Defense.
- The Regional Center Individual Program Plan or, “IPP.”
- 1st-party Court-Established Special Needs Trust and the State’s Right to Reimbursement for Medical Assistance Paid on Behalf of the Beneficiary under a State Plan?
- The Regional Center System for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
- Tragedy at Inland Regional Center