It is our goal to help provide you with the resources you need in order to enhance the quality of life and increase independence, inclusion and empowerment for IRC consumers. As such, we have included below a number of advocacy groups categorized by type of developmental disability as well as other links to resources that may be helpful in achieving the outcome of your consumer’s plan.

If you know of a resource not included on this list and would like to share it with us, please email us at GGonzalez@inlandrc.org

Disability-based Advocacy Organizations
Lanterman Parents Coordinating Council lantermanpcc.org
United Cerebral Palsy – Inland Empire www.ucpie.org
Inland Empire Autism Society www.ieautism.org
Coachella Valley Autism Society www.cvasa.org
Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org
The ARC www.thearc.org
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities www.aaidd.org
Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles www.dsala.org
Down Syndrome Association of Hemet www.dsaoh.org
Epilepsy Foundation of Southern California www.epilepsyfoundationgla.org
Epilepsy Center www.theepilepsycenter.org
Educate.Advocate www.educateadvocateca.com

Education
TASK (Riverside County) www.taskca.org
EPU Children’s Center (San Bernardino County) https://www.epuchildren.org/
Fiesta Educativa www.fiestaeducativa.org
 Cerebral Palsy Resources  www.worldmedassist.com/cerebral-palsy-resources

Legal Advocacy
TODEC Legal Center www.todec.org
Inland Counties Legal Services inlandlegal.org
 
 

Federal
Social Security www.ssa.gov
Ticket to Work chooseworkttw.net/
Job Accommodation Network www.askjan.org
Americans with Disabilities Act www.ada.gov

State
California Department of Special Education www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/
Department of Health Services www.dhcs.ca.gov
Medi-Cal www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal/
IHSS www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ltc/Pages/IHSS.aspx
Health and Human Services www.chhs.ca.gov
California Children Services www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx
California State Council on Developmental Disabilities http://www.scdd.ca.gov/
California Dept of Social Services / Community Care Licensing http://www.ccld.ca.gov/

California Health Insurance
Covered California www.coveredca.com/
Inland Empire Coordinated Care Initiative (Medicare/Medi-Cal) www.inlandempirecci.org/Pages/Home.aspx

County
Riverside County — IHSS http://dpss.co.riverside.ca.us/adult-services-division/in-home-supportive-services
San Bernardino County — IHSS hss.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/PA/Default.asp
San Bernardino County — Homeless Resources www.sbcounty.gov/dbh/sbchp/HomelessResources.aspx
Riverside County Network of Care http://riverside.networkofcare.org/
San Bernardino County 2-1-1 Social Services Hotline http://www.211sb.org/

Parent Information Centers
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities http://www.nichcy.org
Parent Helpline National Parent Helpline®

Emergency Preparedness
American Red Cross Inland Empire Chapter http://www.ie-redcross.org/