Welcome to SCDD
The State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD) is established by state and federal law as an independent state agency to ensure that people with developmental disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need.
Consumers know best what supports and services they need to live independently and to actively participate in their communities. Through advocacy, capacity building and systemic change, SCDD works to achieve a consumer and family-based system of individualized services, supports, and other assistance.
Next Council MeetingMay 26, 2016 - More information to be posted at a later date.
Upcoming Statewide Self Advocacy Network (SSAN) MeetingMore information to be posted at a later date.
Program Development Grant Cycle 39 for 2016-2017Please check the individual Regional Office pages for more information.
Paul Lee School Bus Safety Law Passes Senate Education Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. 4/13/16 — After hearing testimony from the State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD), the Senate Education Committee approved SB 1072, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza on a unanimous bipartisan vote. Sponsored by SCDD, the bill has now passed two senate policy committees without a single “no” vote. It now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee. To view the 4/5/16 press conference on this bill, click here.To view the Senate Education Committee testimony please click here and then click on SB 1072.
Request for Public Input
United Cerebral Palsy Study ReleasedUnited Cerebral Palsy recently released a nationwide study titled.“The Case for Inclusion”, an annual ranking of how well state Medicaid programs serve Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) and their families. The study is an excellent resource for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Become a volunteer member with SCDD
Why Join The Council? - Flyer (PDF)
California Employment Data Dashboard
The California Developmental Disabilities System Employment Data Dashboard presents the most recent data on how well California is doing in implementing its Employment First Policy, supporting people to have jobs in their communities making at competitive wages.
View Employment Data Dashboard
Bilingual Complaint Form
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1507 21st Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Toll Free: (866) 802-0514
TTY: (916) 324-8420
Fax: (916) 443-4957