Links and Resources

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

Disability-based Advocacy Organizations
Lanterman Parents Coordinating Council
United Cerebral Palsy – Inland Empire
Inland Empire Autism Society
Coachella Valley Autism Society
Talk About Curing Autism
Autism Speaks
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles
Down Syndrome Association of Hemet
Epilepsy Foundation of Southern California
Epilepsy Center
Making a Difference Association
ARCA – Association of Regional Center Agencies
American Lung Association

TASK (Riverside County)
EPU Children’s Center (San Bernardino County)
Fiesta Educativa
We Connect Now for Students with Disabilities
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships and Grants for Students with Disabilities
Understanding Cyberbullying in College

Legal Advocacy
Disability Rights California
Disability Rights Legal Center
TODEC Legal Center
Inland Counties Legal Services

Independent Living Centers
San Bernardino County – Rolling Start
Riverside County – Community Access Center

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Resources

Social Security
Ticket to Work
Job Accommodation Network
Americans with Disabilities Act

Department of Developmental Services
DDS SafetyNet
California Department of Special Education
Department of Health Services
Health and Human Services
California Children Services
California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Area Board 12
California Dept of Social Services / Community Care Licensing

California Health Insurance
Covered California
Inland Empire Coordinated Care Initiative (Medicare/Medi-Cal)

Riverside County — IHSS
San Bernardino County — IHSS
San Bernardino County — Homeless Resources
Riverside County Network of Care
San Bernardino County 2-1-1 Social Services Hotline

Parent Information Centers
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Parent Helpline National Parent Helpline®

Emergency Preparedness
American Red Cross Inland Empire Chapter

Air Travel with Disabilities
Home Remodeling for Disabilities and Special Needs
Adapting a Home for Disability Accessibility