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Finding the right information about disabilities can be challenging, overwhelming, and can sometimes seem impossible.

The Ability Central Portal is here to make it easy to find relevant, researched information about a disability created by and for Deaf, disabled, and neurodiverse communities.

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Self-Determination Program and the Financial Management Services Provider

California’s Self-Determination Program (SDP) provides disabled individuals the opportunity to take agency and control over the services offered by implementing...
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Person-Centered Planning in the Self-Determination Program

The Self-Determination Program (SDP) is an alternative option facilitated by the regional centers for people with disabilities to choose personalized support an...
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The Growth of Self-Determination in California

Born from the desire of disability advocates to implement a more person-centered approach, Self-Determination Programs (SDP) have prospered in the United States...

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We created the Portal because we are on a mission to transform the field of communications and information access so that all individuals can realize their right to receive information and express themselves.