In an effort to keep our stakeholders informed about the state of California budget, and how the budget will impact funding, as well as programs and services, we post news on “Budget Watch”. This page features updates from the Governor and Legislature, links to important news articles and various budget and advocacy related web sites, as well as important information about how you can get involved to make a difference. Visit this page regularly to keep current on budget issues.
Click here to view a report for the upcoming TCADD Board of Directors meeting prepared by TCRC's Executive Director, Omar Noorzad. ARCA, Service Providers, regional centers, advocates, and families have united around funding issues. This report provides an update on their progress, as well as that of the Developmental Task Force, along with relevant new legislation including SB 577, SB 1093, AB 1595, and AB 1522. It also includes information about the new rules affecting provision of Medicaid, Medicare and HCBS services, and state coverage of Behavioral Health Services (BHS) including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for individuals under age 21 with Autism Spectrum Disorder.