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D.S.R.F
http://www.dsrf.org/
The Down Syndrome Research Foundation has produced an exciting and innovative multimedia CD-ROM, Issues & Interventions....
DAWWN - Disability Advocacy Work With Networking
http://home.earthlink.net/~dawwn
Advocacy Information on disabilities and advocacy. Links to other disability sites.
Dayle McIntosh Center
http://daylemc.org/
Orange County Orange Community Services and Supports Non-profit agency dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to live independently in their community. An Independent Living Center (ILC)
DDS (Consumer's Guide to the Lanterman Act)
http://www.dds.ca.gov/ConsumerCorner/LantermanActGuide.cfm
Legal, Legislation and Public Policy, Government Agency Consumer's Guide to the Lanterman Act
DDS (Lanterman Act)
http://www.dds.ca.gov/Statutes/Statutes_Home.cfm
Legal, Legislation and Public Policy, Government Agency The exact wording of the Lanterman Act which is the state law that includes rights, and explains the role of the State Council, Area Boards, and regional centers.
DDS Safety Net
http://www.ddssafety.net/
Health Health and safety information for persons with developmental disabilities
DDS/Early Start Homepage
www.dds.ca.gov/earlystart/
Early Intervention, Government Agency Families whose infants or toddlers have a developmental delay or disability or an established risk condition with a high probability of resulting in a delay may be eligible to receive an "Early Start" in California. Teams of service coordinators, healthcare providers, early intervention specialists, therapists, and parent resource specialists evaluate and assess infants or toddlers and provide appropriate early intervention and family support services for young children from birth to three years of age.
DDTP/CTAP - Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program / California Telephone Access Program
http://ddtp.cpuc.ca.gov/default.aspx
Technology and Accessibility Telecommunications equipment and services for people with certified limitations in hearing, vision, mobility, speech and/or interpretation. Funded by a surcharge on California telephone bills.
Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
www.deloro.org/
Sacramento Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba Community Services and Supports, Other Agency dedicated to serving families and people who are providing care for a brain impaired adults and the frail elderly. Provides services in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties.
Department of Developmental Services
www.dds.ca.gov/
Government Agency The agency though wich the State of California provides service and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. DDS contracts with, and monitors the 21 private non-profit Regional Centers across the state.
Department of Finance/California Budget
http://www.dof.ca.gov/budget/
Government Agency Through a year-long process, the Department of Finance prepares, explains and administers California's annual financial plan, the California Budget. The Governor submits the Governor's Budget to the Legislature in January, it is revised in May, and the fiscal year begins July 1. The Budget is available on the California Budget Website, and archives of Budget-related documents are available in the Historical Documents section of this site.
Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/
Government Agency The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.HHS represents almost a quarter of all federal outlays, and it administers more grant dollars than all other federal agencies combined. HHS’ Medicare program is the nation’s largest health insurer, handling more than 1 billion claims per year. Medicare and Medicaid together provide health care insurance for one in four Americans.
Department of Rehabilitation
http://www.dor.ca.gov/
Government Agency The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.
Diagnostic Center, Central California
http://www.dcc-cde.ca.gov/
North Valley Hills, Sequoia, Central Coast Amdor, Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne Government Agency, Health, Education and Special Education, Diagnostic Center, Central California (DCC) services are provided by expert, interdisciplinary teams of diagnostic professionals, including educational specialists, speech/language specialists, transition/secondary specialists, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, and a pediatrician who address the unique educational needs of Central California's most difficult-to-serve students enrolled in special education programs. The Diagnostic Center, Central California, is one of three regional assessment centers operated by the State Special Schools and Services Division of the California Department of Education. The Centers provide assessment, training, and technical assistance to all Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in California. Each of the three centers serves a specific geographic region in the state:
Diagnostic Center, Northern California
http://www.dcn-cde.ca.gov/
North Coast, North State, Sacramento, North Bay, Bay Area, Silicon Valley-Monterey Bay Alameda, Alpine, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Modock, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Sisikyou, Solano, Somona, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, Yuba Government Agency, Health, Education and Special Education, The Diagnostic Center, Northern California, provides high-quality, individualized services to special education students, their families and school districts. Services are provided by expert, interdisciplinary teams of diagnostic professionals, including educational specialists, speech/language specialists, secondary specialists, school psychologists, clinical psychologists, and pediatricians who address the unique educational needs of Northern California's most difficult-to-serve students enrolled in special education programs.
Diagnostic Center, Southern California
http://www.dcs-cde.ca.gov/
Central Coast,Los Anglees,Orange County,San Bernardino,San Diego Imperial Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial, Santa Barbara, Ventura Government Agency, Health, Education and Special Education, The Diagnostic Center, Southern California, provides high-quality, individualized services to special education students, their families, and school districts.
DIMENET - Disabled Individuals Movement for Equality Computer Network
http://www.dimenet.com/
Technology and Accessibility Consumer-controlled electronic communications and publications, empowers people with disabilities through computer networking; focuses on the needs of the independent living and disability rights movements.
DirectLink
http://www.directlinkup.com/
Other Grants for Disabled
Disabiity Benefits 101
www.db101.org/
Health, Benefits, Employment Tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits including Medi-Cal and Work Benefit Calculator
Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers
http://adata.org/
ADA Provide resources and technical assistance on the ADA. Great Lakes Disability Business Technical Assistance Center - www.gldbtac.org - features ADA Distance Learning 2000, national resources, ADA document center and publications, forums on issues and court decisions, and a Spanish language section (seccion en espanol).