Statewide Conference on Self-Determination

The Self-Determination Program has finally begun! Join us for an incredible two-day learning and sharing experience.

Highlights will include:

  • Presentations by state and national experts
  • Reception & musical performance on Friday night
  • An opportunity to witness a live person-centered plan
  • Hearing success stories from self-determination participants in California and other states
  • Opportunities to get to know other participants & family members
  • Meet independent facilitators and financial management services (FMSs)

Sessions will help you:

  • create circles of support
  • find, hire, and retain great staff through the SDP
  • make the program work for non- or minimally-speaking people
  • ensure the participant is safe
  • develop and keep to a spending plan
  • respect the participant’s culture and preferences

Who should attend?

  • Participants selected for the phase-in
  • All those interested in entering in the future
  • Independent Facilitators
  • Financial Management Services
  • Regional center staff
  • Service providers
  • Advocates

Time & Location:

September 15-16
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles – Westside
6161 West Centinela Ave
Culver City, CA 90230

Registration for 2019 Self-Determination Conference

Funding, Vendor Number, & Contact Information

This conference is vendored with regional centers through the traditional system: Vendor #PH0898. For those who have already begun the Self-Determination Program, you can purchase your registration through your spending plan.

Limited scholarships are available for self-advocates and family members.

Continental breakfasts and lunches each day and Friday reception will be provided to registered attendees at no additional cost.

Please email with any questions or concerns about funding or other issues.