The "optional" publications are for those who would like to develop increased knowledge or learn more about a specific topic.
*Please note that the information in these publications is subject to change and NLACRC cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content of the publications and resources on this page.
Inadequate Rates for Service Provision in California, January 2014, published by the Association of Regional Center Agencies (ARCA) This is a companion piece to the recently-revised "Funding the Work of California's Regional Centers," September 2013, which details the history of rate setting, how the core issue of reform has remained unaddressed for years,and problems that this is creating for the system - both now and in the future. >> View the document
Funding the Work of California's Regional Centers, September 2013, published by the Association of Regional Center Agencies (ARCA) ARCA recently updated it paper on the problems caused the concurrent expansion of workload requirements and (Regional Center) Operations budget reductions. >> View the document
Federal Perspectives: CMS Releases HCBS Final Rule Defining Community Settings The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the final rule on home and community-based services (HCBS) that includes the definition of community settings. This newsletter published by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, contains information about the rule. >> View the Federal Perspectives newsletter (Vol. 21, Number 2, Feb. 2014)
Enough is Enough! Anti-Bullying Strategies for Students with Developmental Disabilities, Their Families and Their Schools Learn about the different types of bullying, signs of bullying, anti-bullying laws, strategies for students with disabilities to deal with bullying, and more in this publication by Area Board 10. >> View the booklet
Learning Opportunities Directory
Listing of occupational centers, community colleges, and universities in the NLACRC catchment area with information about disability programs specific to each of the schools and centers. >> view the directory (English)
What are my Medi-Cal Choices? - A guidebook for seniors and people with disabilities who have Medi-Cal (Cuáles son mis opciones de Medi-Cal? Este libro es para las personas con discapacidades y para las personas de la tercera edad que tienen Medi-Cal) >> view the guidebook (English)