Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Speak Up for Early Start

This follows up on Caroline's post regrading the Governor and the Lanterman Act.
The Lanterman Act is the law that guides Regional Center services in California. The following changes to the Lanterman are being proposed:

-Change the current eligibility requirement for Early Start from 0 - 36 months to 0 - 24 months.
-Mandate that private insurance covers Early Start Services.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 10, the Department of Developmental Services is hosting a public hearing via teleconference from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to get your input regarding Early Start changes only.
To participate in the teleconference, please call the toll free number listed below, and enter the participant code at the prompt.
Toll free teleconference: (866) 222-0917
Participant code: 507301
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