Post-Secondary (Ages 19-22 Years)

This page contains resources for families with children between the ages of 19-22 years old.

If you have concerns about your young adult’s development, discuss them with their doctor. To learn more about regional center services or specialized education services, please visit:

The California Department of Developmental Services Website

Regional Center Information: Regional Centers

Self-Determination Program: Self-Determination Program (SDP) Services

Work Services: Work Services

The California Department of Education Website

California Department of Education

Services & Resources

The California Department of Rehabilitation Website

Programs – CA Department of Rehabilitation

California Health and Human Services

Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE)

Work Force Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Employer Laws and Regulations

Employment Resources

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

California Health and Human Services Agency

Strategies to Empower People (STEP)

WorkAbility I: A California Transition Program

Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program

Benefits Planning

Job Development, Coaching, and Contract Work

Family Education Center (FEC)

Family Education- California School for the Deaf- Riverside

California Parent Organizations for Resources

California Hands and Voices: Advocacy, Support and Training

Family Voices of California

Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) information

Disability Rights California (DRC)

Fiesta Educativa Inc

California State Independent Living Council (SILC)

California Autism Professional Training and Information Network (CAPTAIN)

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Resources

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

Regional Center (RC) Information

California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Deaf Access Program

Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (all ages)

NORCAL Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Deaf Counseling Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA)

Abilitypath- Inspiring Inclusion

Braille Institute: Services for Blind & Visually Impaired Adults

For a full list of services and resources available, please visit the Department of Health Care Services’ Website: Services


Medi-Cal Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT)

Dental Resources

Relationships and Sexual Health 

California Health and Human Services- Mental Health Resources for Youth

Centers for Disease Control

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)


Last modified: July 8, 2024