Resources

Helpful Links

 

Local

Sierra Sands Unified School District

 

County

The Autism Society- Kern Autism Network

H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection of Kern County

Kern Regional Center

 

State

California Department of Developmental Services

Disability Rights California

 

Articles

What’s Next for Autistic Adults?

 

Websites

Wrightslaw

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

 

Lanterman Act

The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act of 1969 defines the rights of persons with developmental disabilities and establishes a service system to meet the individualized needs of consumers and when appropriate, their families, throughout the state. Additionally, the legislation establishes the process for determining and providing services.

The Lanterman Act publication is available on the Department of Developmental Services web site at:

http://www.dds.ca.gov/Statutes/Statutes_Home.cfm