Systems and Standards Research & Reports
May 24, 2017

Assuring Equitable Funding of Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities

By: Public Counsel

A longstanding issue in California has been disparities in purchase of services for ethnic and racial groups served by the state's 21 Regional Centers. A study from Public Counsel highlights the minimal progress that has been made toward equity despite legislative calls for change over several years. The report offers policy recommendations, including adjustments to the way Regional Centers are funded.

Also read: Racial Inequities Persist in CA's Delivery of Services to Children with Developmental Disabilities