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06/26 Caseload Ratios Community Meeting

We are seeking your input about our caseload ratios. A caseload ratio measures the number of individuals assigned to one Service Coordinator. It has been found that our caseloads are high in some areas. This means, in some cases, too many individuals are sharing a single Service Coordinator.

Lanterman reported the following caseload ratios:

A Message from Our Board President on Lanterman’s Executive Director’s Retirement

Dear Lanterman Community Members,

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center, I announce the retirement of our Executive Director, Melinda Sullivan, expected to take place when her contract ends on June 30, 2025.

Melinda has had many worthy accomplishments throughout her 38-year career at Lanterman Regional Center. She joined the Center in October 1987 as a Regional Manager and was promoted to…

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Posted on: May 06, 2024

Self-Determination Coaching Services / Servicios de Coaching de Autodeterminación / 自決輔導服務

Phoenix Facilitation has a team of expert coaches for participants and families interested in the Self-Determination Program (SDP) at Lanterman Regional Center.

The service is free for participants and families. Ask your service coordinator how to get started.

  • Protecting and Advocating
  • Transparency
  • Sharing Knowledge

Experienced coaches are fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Contact 310.863.7977 or

Learn more at


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Posted on: Apr 13, 2024

Public Comment Period on Potential Updates to DDS Data Collection Categories

DDS continues to work to strengthen accessibility, quality and equity for all individuals served by regional centers.

They are asking for your comments by the end of April 2024 about possible updates to the information collected about race, ethnicity, language, residence and status codes, and sexual orientation and gender identity.

More details on how you can submit comments on the proposed changes are on the “Public Comment” tab of…

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Posted on: Apr 04, 2024

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