As noted in the spring issue of the Dialogue newsletter, RCOC is making it easier to access social and recreational services. Executive Director, Larry Landauer, writes that social and recreational activities can greatly enhance the quality of life for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

While regional center funding for those activities was suspended for several years, we’re pleased that the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has partnered with RCOC and other regional centers to enable much easier access to social and recreational activities.

Key Changes to Enhance Access One of the most important changes was a service payment exception DDS granted for social and recreational services. Now, RCOC can prepay the costs of these services, which is in contrast to all other services we fund, which are paid for after the service is rendered…Read more in the spring 2023 issue of Dialogue