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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 by Wednesday, November 23, 2023, if you need translation services to attend the public meeting.  

View the letter to San Diego Regional Center Clients, Families, and Community HERESpanish



Informational Listening Session - 

Thursday, November 30th

Informational Listening Session

Tuesday, December 5th

SDRC's Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Thursday, December 7th

SDRC Staff Holiday Awards Luncheon -

Tuesday, December 12th - SDRC OFFICES CLOSED

Developmental Disability Provider Network (DDPN) - 

Thursday, December 14th

SDRC Imperial Valley's Holiday Craft Fair

Friday, December 15th

Noah Homes Enchanted Village

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

SDRC 's Annual Board Meeting - 

Tuesday, January 16th

SDRC Board Meeting

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 ( September 21 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. PST

  • Wage Reporting:
    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.


Click here for additional information​​


Coordinated Family Support (CFS)
Fact Sheet For Consumers and Families

Department of Developmental Services Initiatives 21/2022

Language Access and Cultural Competency (LACC)

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Part C Project

Covid-19 Information & Updates

Get the latest news from Executive Director Mark Klaus, including Billing Guidelines for Service Providers and Resources for the individuals we serve and their families.

Review of San Diego Regional Center's 2021 Performance

You can review the 2021 Performance Contract Year End report here

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 ( 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.

For more information about Person Centered Thinking, please contact Johanna Stafford.

SDRC Caseload Ratio Plan of Correction 2019

The SDRC Plan of Correction as required in Section 4640.6 (f) of the Welfare & Institutions Code (W&I).

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.

Affordable Housing Complex

The Pacifica Apartments is a 42 unit complex with 13 units set aside for our clients at SDRC.  All 13 units are now occupied by people we serve.


Our Foundation for Developmental Disabilities contributed $750,000 towards the Pacifica project.


CalFresh is the California implementation of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program which provides financial assistance for purchasing food to low-income California residents.

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