Some Good News in the FY 2021-22 State Budget

California’s greatly-improved economic situation, along with significant federal funds to help states with pandemic-related costs, helped deliver a state budget for fiscal year 2021-22 that has good news for individuals and families served by regional centers. At the same time, […]

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Quality Service Providers Deserve Our Support

Direct support professionals and service providers are the bedrock of our regional center system of community care. Without them, it would be impossible to keep the Lanterman Act’s promise of community-based services and supports. Unfortunately, though our California economy has […]

Fairview Should Continue to Benefit People with Disabilities

Fairview Should Continue to Benefit People with Disabilities

As the last residents of Fairview Developmental Center transition out into their new homes throughout Orange County, the State of California will soon need to decide on the future of the 100 or so acres of state-owned land once the […]

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RCOC’s Wellness Pilot Program Gets Underway

By Larry Landauer, Executive Director This past June, several adults served by RCOC participated in a fun, different kind of graduation ceremony; they received their Certificates of Recognition for completing our 13-week Healthy Life, Happy Life pilot program. The event […]

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What Does a Person-Centered IPP Look Like?

Have you heard? RCOC is rolling out a new person-centered IPP (Individual Program Plan) that we expect will take our service to people with developmental disabilities to a whole new level. However, if you haven’t undergone person-centered training, you might […]