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Other agencies offer a number of useful publications online, many of which are available in different languages.

Autism 100 Day Kit
The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism or AS/HFA.

Autism Speaks Family Support Kits

Autism Speaks has support kits available for family members including parents, siblings, grandparents and friends
>> View the support kits page

Autism Speaks: Family Services Transition Tool Kit
Autism Speaks has developed a unique guide and roadmap to help families on the journey from adolescence to adult life. The free Tool Kit, developed in conjunction with both parents and professionals, features a wealth of practical and actionable information, as well as links to valuable resources.
>> View the tool kit

Center for Health Care Rights
The Center for Health Care Rights publishes information about Medi-Cal and Medicare in several different languages. NLACRC also has the Medicare Changes for 2012 information available in Braille and on CD.

>> View the Medicare information in English (short version), English (long version), Armenian, ChineseFarsi, Korean, and Spanish

>> View the Medi-Cal information in English (short version), English (long version), Armenian, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, and Spanish

>> View the information about how Medicare works with Medi-Cal in English, Armenian, ChineseFarsi, Korean, and Spanish 

Children's Benefits Access Guide
Published by the Disability Rights Legal Center and L.A. Care Health Plan, the guide sets out the health care and related benefits available under Medi-Cal and other governmental programs to children with disabilities, and analyzes agency responsiblity to coordinate, provide and pay for services for eligible children with disabilities. 
>> View the guide

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: A Resource Guide for Parents
Published by the University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the Epilepsy Foundation of America.
>> View the guide

Denti-Cal FAQs: Elimination of Most Adult Dental Services Beneficiary Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Published by the California Medi-Can Dental Program
>>View the document

Health Care Options: My Medi-Cal Choice for Health Care (Opciones Para El Cuidado de la Salud)
Flyer with telephone numbers to call if you have questions about your Medi-Cal health plan choices.
>> View the flyer (English)

>> View the flyer (Spanish)

Important Medi-Cal Changes for People with Disabilities and Seniors (Nuevas Reglas e Medi-Cal Para las personas con discapacidades y las personas de la tercera edad)
Flyer with basic information about important changes to Medi-Cal.
>> View the flyer (English)

>> View the flyer (Spanish)

Fact Sheet: California's 1115 Waiver and Enrollment of Seniors and People with Disabilities into Medi-Cal Health Plans (English only)
>> View the fact sheet

Office of Clients' Rights Advocacy

>>View the Office of Client's Rights Advocacy brochure

>> Vea La oficina de los derechos del consumidor

Area Board 10
Area Board 10 has several publications available on their Information and Resources page including Finding a Place to Live, I Need a Ride: Some Transportation Options You May Not Know About, What Happens to My Benefits if I Work?, Your Medications: What You Should Know, "IEP Strategy Guide, Housing Guide, and Ending Abuse.
>> View the web site

Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Several of the DDS publications are included on this page and there are many others available on the DDS Web site.
>> View the web site

Early Start Program
The Early Start Program is for children ages 0-36 months who have a developmental disability or who may be at risk for developing a disability. Their publications include guides for families, the rights of parents, family resource centers, and a new publication called Reasons for Concern a brochure that was developed to facilitate finding and identifying infants and toddlers who may benefit from early intervention services and for encouraging appropriatereferrals to Early Start.
>>View the web site

Disability Rights California formerly Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (PAI)
Disability Rights California is a nonprofit that works with people with disabilities to protect, advocate for, and advance human and legal rights. Their publications address issues such as advocacy, health benefits, housing, immigration, transportation, and several others.
>> View the web site

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Most of the publications on this site are free. There may be a nominal charge for some. Topics include the special education process, IDEA-related publications, parent guides, transition guides, and many more.
>> View the web site

Social Security
>> View the Social Security publications page

>> View the Supplemental Security Income publications page


Last updated: 4/6/2012 9:43:08 AM