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What is Person-Centered Planning?

Person-centered planning (PCP) is an approach designed to allow people to access support tailored to their needs. When used as a tool for building confidence and personal autonomy, it can have life-altering effects.

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Tema 2: Serie de Eventos de Autodeterminación Organizada por NeuroNav y RCEB

Encontrar servicios de apoyo en el Programa de Autodeterminación: Estrategias prácticas y creativas para localizar los...

Topic 2: Self-Determination Event Series Hosted by NeuroNav & RCEB

Navegar por los ajustes de mitad de año en el Programa de Autodeterminación: Ideas clave para los cambios...

Person-Centered Plan vs. Individual Program Plan: What's the Difference?

If you’re looking to access disability services in California, you might learn you need an individual program plan....

11 Activities for Adults with Disabilities to Support Self-Determination

Self-determination is about putting power over your life in your own hands. For adults with disabilities,...

What is the HCBS Final Rule? How Does it Affect the Self-Determination Program?

Here in California, we have a law called the Lanterman Act that provides people with intellectual and developmental...

Understanding Visual Impairment, Including Blindness

At least 2.2 billion people worldwide have some sort of visual impairment, including blindness. In around half of those...

4 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in Honor of Neurodiversity Celebration Week

Neurodiversity isn’t a disability or condition. It simply means that different minds work in different ways. Those...

The 7 Best Books Written by Authors with Disabilities

Sometimes, there are just certain things about life as a person with a disability that can be difficult to capture if...

Empowering Women with Disabilities: Information for Friends, Families & Allies

Despite the fact that women are more likely than men to become disabled during their lives, many are overlooked. This...

Financial Management Service Options in the Self-Determination Program

The California Self-Determination Program grants state funding to individuals with disabilities so that they can access...

How AI Can Help People with Disabilities

AI is all the rage nowadays, but it’s also nothing new. Many kinds of AI – like Amazon’s Alexa, self-driving cars, and...

A Look at Innovative & Experiential Therapy in Disability Care

Navigating disability is, for many people, a lifelong experience. Disabilities can make it hard to live independently...

12 Disability-Friendly Home Modifications You Can Implement Yourself

Everyone deserves to live in a home they can comfortably and safely navigate. Disability home modifications are changes...

The Evolution of Mobility Aids: New Technology & Possibilities

People have been using personal mobility devices to help themselves get around for centuries. But the path to where...

Disability and Aging: Addressing Unique Needs & Challenges

As conversations around aging grow in importance, we believe it’s key to consider how disabilities and aging can...

The Role of Service Animals for Individuals with Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a service animal as “any dog that is individually trained to do work...

Traveling with a Disability: Tips for Adults with Disabilities & Caregivers

The ACAA, or the Air Carrier Access Act, is a federal law that prohibits any discrimination from airlines against...

The Intersection of Disability and Diversity: The Importance of Inclusion

For many people with disabilities throughout history, the battle for inclusion, acceptance, and equity has been...

What is Barrier-Free Design? All About Accessibility in Public Spaces

Some public spaces are harder for people with disabilities to enter, exit, and navigate. Barrier-free design is one-way...

A Quick Guide to Building Inclusive Work Cultures for Individuals with Disabilities

Company culture is a large part of what attracts potential employees to an organization. It’s what helps employees...

Navigating Parenting with a Disability: Tips & Things to Consider

Adults with disabilities have a right to the same lives and relationships as anyone else. That includes the ability to...

Finding Inclusive Workplaces in California

Inclusive workplaces include, well, everyone. An inclusive job creates equal opportunity for all employees, regardless...

Understanding Developmental Disabilities: Common Types & Challenges

Over 7 million individuals in the U.S. live with one or more developmental disabilities. Let's look deeper into...

Independent Life Skills for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Every action and decision we make each day is rooted in a skill. In fact, you’re probably much more skilled than you...

How Disabilities and Mental Health Needs Can Overlap

Mental illness is a force that exists in the lives of many individuals with disabilities that often goes overlooked....

Overcoming Social Challenges & Finding Relationships with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities are just that: individuals. No two people share the same communication style, needs, or...

How to Help Teens with Disabilities Navigate Challenges in School

School for teens with disabilities can look quite different than what others experience. Unfortunately, outside of...

Physical Fitness Tips for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Despite how critical exercise is for everyone at any age, few fitness gurus or communities discuss how to include...

How to Set Realistic Personal Goals: A Guide for Adults with Disabilities

Personal goals ultimately drive many of us to try new things, chase our dreams, and create new experiences. But forming...

What Is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

A sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that interferes with the way a person experiences sensations. While...

Assistive Technology for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The World Health Organization defines assistive products and technology as those that “maintain or improve an...

Budget vs. Spending Plan in the Self-Determination Program

For families and individuals with developmental disabilities, the Self-Determination Program offers newfound freedom...

Understanding Disability Rights in California: A Guide for Individuals and Families

If you or a loved one live with a neurodevelopmental or intellectual disability, you have rights protected by the State...

What is Person-Centered Planning? How it Helps Those with Disabilities

Far too often, individuals with disabilities are excluded from making decisions that shape their lives. This lack of...

How to Request & Receive Reasonable Accommodations for Developmental Disabilities

You may be familiar with the process of requesting an accommodation for disabilities, but putting it into action can be...

The Power of Advocacy & Awareness: Key Moments in the Disability Rights Movement

Members of the disability community have paved the way for the rights and protections that many of us enjoy today. The...

Representation Matters: People with Disabilities Throughout History

Historical perceptions of people with disabilities have, unfortunately, not always been kind. As a result, hearing and...

What is Neurodiversity? What it Means to Be a Neurodiverse Individual

You may have heard the term “neurodiversity” used in discussions surrounding mental health and disabilities, but what...

How to Become a California Regional Center Client

Determining if you’re eligible for California Regional Center Services If you are not currently a California Regional...
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Our Mission

At NeuroNav, we aim to empower our clients to grow and flourish with solutions that make sense for them. We are here to help you through each step of California’s Self Determination Program and to support you as you pursue your goals.