As part of the Department of Developmental Services' (DDS) commitment to provide information to the general public, individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, and professionals in the field, DDS produces the Fact Book on an annual basis. The Fact Book presents pertinent data over a 10-year period about the individuals served by DDS, including an overview of the service delivery system and trends in California. The Fact Book contains valuable information that is helpful in better understanding California’s developmental services system and the people served.
Direct Support Professional Training and Testing Program (LACOROP)
The Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program Direct Support Professional Training and Testing Center offers the two-year, 70-hour standardized statewide competency-based training program which is mandatory training for all community care facilities (CCF) direct support professionals (DSPs) and CCF administrators who provide direct care to ensure core competency skills.