On October 9, 2013 Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 468 into law, amending the Lanterman Act and mandating Regional Centers to implement a Self Determination Program. Per the law, the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has applied for approval of federal funding for this new Self Determination Program as of December 31,2014. The application is still in review at the federal level. Meanwhile, Regional Centers, in partnership with our community are beginning planning,

This could  be a good option for  individuals  and families wanting more freedom, control, as well as responsibility in choosing services and supports.  NBRC, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities regional office, and Disability Rights-CA are working together to get information on SDP out to our community. For more information and/or to join the stakeholder group, click on the flyers below and read more about Self-Determination here.   Check out the video about Self Determination here.  SD in Plain Language Self-Determination Program (En Espanol) Self-DeterminationEnrollment: instructions regarding enrollment in the Self-Determination Program and how participants will be selected.

Scheduled Meetings

Informational Meetings

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017        9:30-11:30

Cook Middle School, room 27,  2480 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa

(Spanish Interpretation will be available)

 Friday, Dec 22nd     1PM and 5 PM (Spanish Interpretation Available  at the 1:00 mtg only)

NBRC  Napa office: 610 Airpark Way

 Limited Space: Please RSVP Julie Parrish


*attending a presentation is a requirement in order to be considered for the Self Determination Program



Advisory Committee Meeting

agendas & minutes

SDAC meeting minutes 6.27.17


SDAC Agenda 1-18-17


SDAC_8 15 16 minutes

SDAC_Agenda_8 15 16

SDAC_Agenda_6 20 16 minutes

SDAC notes 4 22 16

SDAC_Agenda_6 20 16

NBRC Contact: Julie Parrish, Federal Revenue Programs Supervisor            707-256-1294


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