Lanterman Act

Lanterman Act

The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act of 1969 defines the rights of persons with developmental disabilities and establishes a service system to meet the individualized needs of consumers and when appropriate, their families, throughout the state. Additionally, the legislation establishes the process for determining and providing services.

The Lanterman Act publication in English is available on the Department of Developmental Services web site at this link.

La publicación de la Ley Lanterman en español está disponible en el sitio web del Departamento de Servicios de Desarrollo en este enlace.

A consumer-friendly version of the Lanterman Act is also available in the following laanguages:



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