The Self Determination Program (SDP) has begun! As a
reminder, the SDP will begin with 2,500 clients state-wide
chosen by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
The number of client chosen to participate from ACRC catchment
area is 179.
The names of the participants for the first three
years were identified on October 1, 2018 and were notified,
via a letter sent by the DDS. To continue in the
program, participants were required to attend an SDP Orientation
and confirm their decision.
Following a second draw of names by DDS, 88 additional people
were identified and a new round of SDP Orientations have been
If you would like to confirm your status now, please access the
DDS SDP webpage link below and click on the
If you or a family member have been selected to participate in
the initial roll out, you have been notified of
the dates for SDP orientations. To participate in the
SDP, you must attend an SDP orientation to confirm your continued
Also, anyone participating in SDP must select a Financial
Management Services (FMS). FMS training dates
have been posted. To learn more about what a Financial
Management Service does, plan to attend!
Following the initial three year roll out, the Self Determination
Program will be available to all regional center clients over the
age of three.
To learn more about this new way of receiving services, view and
listen to the SDP Information Meeting training posted
SDP Information Meeting Training- This is a
narrated PowerPoint. Viewing this meets the training
requirement to have your or your family member’s name added to
the list of people interested in participating in the initial
roll out of the SDP.