Important Links

These are valuable links to websites that might have information you need.

  • The Autism Now website is a central location of quality information and resources regarding individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders or other developmental disabilities. Resources within the website include topics on home, job, classrooms, and community. Autism Now is an initiative of The Arc of the United States.

  • In recent years, colleges have used assistive technologies more effectively to improve their online learning options for students with disabilities. Today, many students with disabilities are finding the flexibility of online learning more attractive than traditional campuses.

  • Please contact the Department of Developmental Services with concerns or comments related to services provided by The Arc of Ventura County, other service providers or regional centers.

    DDS Telephone Number 916-654-1987

  • Information regarding state and federal laws, housing, awareness, accessibility, and employment can be found on the Department of Rehabilitation website.

  • A website dedicated to providing information on programs, resources, and issues concerning Californians with disabilities.

  • New Directions for people with disabilities, inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing high quality local, national, and international travel vacations and holiday programs for people with mild to moderate developmental disabilities.
    These profoundly enriching educational travel opportunities expand experiential learning and dramatically enhance the self-esteem of every traveler.
    Our programs open whole new worlds of understanding for both the participants and the general population.
    Through these programs, people with disabilities are increasingly understood, appreciated and accepted as important and contributing members of our world.

  • North Los Angeles County Regional Center provides lifelong partnerships and planning to persons with developmental disabilities by promoting their civil and personal rights, providing comprehensive information, advocating in cooperation with consumers, promoting and providing quality services, and supporting full participation of consumers and families in all aspects of community life.

  • The State Council on Developmental Disabilities is an independent state agency created from state and federal law that ensures those with developmental disabilities obtains the services and supports they require.

    For more information for Ventura County visit the Area 9 website.

  • The Arc of California‚Äôs website provides current, state specific information pertaining to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Information on a national or federal level concerning individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be found on The Arc of the United States website.

  • Notifying the Public of Rights under Title VI
    The Arc of Ventura County operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

  • Tri-Counties Regional Center provides supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities living in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties so that they may live fully and safely as active and independent members of our community.