News & Updates
2023 / 2024 National Core Indicator (NCI) Survey
The state and regional centers use the National Core Indicator (NCI) Survey to learn about the California service system. The survey assesses the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). See how California compares to other states and how SDRC compares to the state's average. Survey responses help regional centers see what they are doing well and can improve upon.
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Caseload Ratio Plan of Correction Public Meeting
We want to hear from you. We will hold a public meeting on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. You are invited to join us via Zoom. REGISTER
Please contact Bonnie Sebright at (858) 576-2933 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 23, 2023, if you need translation services to attend the public meeting.
Thursday, November 30th
Tuesday, December 5th
Thursday, December 7th
SDRC Staff Holiday Awards Luncheon -
Tuesday, December 12th - SDRC OFFICES CLOSED
Developmental Disability Provider Network (DDPN) -
Thursday, December 14th
Friday, December 15th
December 15th - 22nd
Christmas Holiday Observance -
December 21st & 25th - SDRC OFFICES CLOSED
New Year's Holiday Observance -
Monday, January 1st - SDRC OFFICES CLOSED
Foundation for Developmental Disabilities (FDD)
Board Meeting -
Tuesday, January 9th
Tuesday, January 16th
Tuesday, February 13th
Social Security Informational Webinars
The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) Social Security Programs Unit (SSPU) is hosting a series of monthly webinars t address assorted topics relevant to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries. These webinars are designed to equip individuals with the tools, resources, and knowledge to become successfully employed.
Disability Benefits 101 (DB101.org): September 21 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. PST
October 19 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. PST
Direct Service Professional (DSP) Training Stipend Program
DSPs who work 10 or more hours a week for an organization vendored by one of California’s 21 regional centers can now receive up to two $625 (before taxes) stipends – just complete the online training courses approved by DDS before June 30, 2024.
THE SDRC REPORT - an internal newsletter
Each issue includes:
In the Spotlight
Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule
ACTION REQUIRED FOR NON-COMPLIANT SERVICE PROVIDERS
Initial Guidance Regarding Non-Compliant Service Providers
Plans For the Validation and Remediation of Service Providers
Service Provider Notification Letter
The San Diego Regional Center is dedicated to promoting the use of person-centered practices with individuals accessing SDRC services. This Person-Centered Thinking Training was developed by The Learning Community for Person-Centered Practices (www.tlcpcp.com) and teaches the principles behind person-centered thinking and provides attendees with a variety of tools and techniques to implement person-centered thinking practices. Information in the training is relevant to all aspects of service coordination and provision and is consistent with HCBS Final Settings Rule, Self-Determination, and Employment First. All SDRC trainers are certified by The Learning Community.
Competitive & Integrated Employment Blueprint
The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), California Department of Education (CDE), and California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) have entered into a new agreement consistent with the State’s “Employment First” policy and other laws, to make employment in an integrated setting, at a competitive wage, for individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) its highest priority.