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Self Determination


What is self Determination?

The Self-Determination Program allows participants the opportunity to have more control in developing their service plans and selecting service providers to better meet their needs.

Who can apply for Self Determination?

Any eligible regional center consumer over the age of 3 yrs.  may participate in the Self-Determination program.

Goal of the Self Determination Learning Circles?

Educate and equip families to understand and move into the Self Determination Program (SDP) if and when it better meets their participant’s needs.

How do the Learning Circles work?

Learning Circles will  be led by Kelly Kulzer Reyes and have Five Workshop Sessions, two hours each 

  1. Person-centered intentional planning 
  2. Budgets and Unmet Needs 
  3. Spending Plans and Generic Resources 
  4. Creating job descriptions and choosing an FMS 
  5. Pulling it all together: Moving in to SDP


  • Classes meet virtually. August 25, September 8, 22, 29, and October 6. 
  • Class will be held in Spanish: 12-2pm
  • Class will be held in English: 4-6pm

Cost: $200

Facilitated by: Kelly Kulzer Reyes

Download Learning Circles flyer HERE