Your Child's Rights

Find resources related to the rights of individuals with disabilities, to include regional center and school district special education laws and up-to-date information regarding state and federal legislative proceedings.

Autism Votes

Part of Autism Speaks, Autism Votes is a comprehensive grassroots advocacy program, coordinating activist efforts in support of federal and state legislative initiatives.

California Disability Community Action Network (CDCAN) and Disability Rights Report

Provides information on disability rights, senior rights, civil rights and unified action related to individuals with disabilities, mental health needs, seniors, families, workers, low income families.

Disability Rights California (Formerly Protection and Advocacy, Inc.)

An organization dedicated to the advancement of the rights of all Californians with disabilities.

Lanterman Act

The Lanterman Act outlines the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, and is the law under which regional centers and service providers operate.


This website is an invaluable resource for parents, providing legal information regarding special education, the IEP process, and your and your child’s rights.