Self-Advocacy Resources

Self-Advocacy Resources

Disclaimer: The resources shared on this page are for informational purposes only. These listings are not meant to cover everything and are not endorsed by the SCDD or Regional Offices. If you find that any information is incorrect, would like to offer feedback or know of additional resources that may be helpful to include, please contact us.


Community Development

Federal Government

Federal Partner

Historical Archive

International Nonprofit/Leadership Development

Legal Advocacy



Regional Centers

Research Database


State Agency








ADAPT: Americans Disabled for Attendant Programs Today
Legislative proposals, news releases, organization newsletter and advocacy information related to community inclusion and community supports.

California Disability Community Action Network (CDCAN)
Advocacy and connecting people

Californians for Disability Rights (CDR)
Advocating for access, justice, equality and independence

Family Resource Center Network of California

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North American (RESNA)
An interdisciplinary association dedicated to improving the potential of people with disabilities to achieve their goals through the use of technology. The organization does this through research, development, education, advocacy and provision of technology; and by supporting the people engaged in these activities.