Regional centers must post information regarding how providers are doing with ensuring individuals served are part of their communities (Welfare and Institutions Code section 4519.2(b)). This information is to be updated at least every six months until DDS has determined that statewide compliance has been met.
Koch-Young Resource Center Library
The Koch-Young Resource Center Library is the heart of our information network at Lanterman.
Search Online and In-Person
Resources including, books, video and audio tapes, periodicals, etc., can be searched online at library.lanterman.org or in-person at the Center.
Staff is available to assist with questions, recommendations and searching for resources. The library also provides the opportunity to conduct independent study on a variety of subjects. Resource materials can be checked out or used on-site in a reading/viewing room.
Community Drop-off and Pick-up
If you are unable to come down to the Center for your materials, we can make special arrangements to deliver and pick-up materials through our staff and community drop-off/pick-up locations.
Collection Development Policy, Loan Agreements and Resource Consideration Request Forms
View the Koch-Young Resource Center’s Collection Development Policy (this policy guides how the Library operates, including partnerships, acquisition procedures, collection maintenance, library loans, donations, etc.) Following are the forms and documents mentioned in the collection development policy:
- Download the general library loan agreement in English or Spanish (library patrons must submit this agreement with the borrower’s responsibility and liability and the release of liability statements signed in order to borrow items from the library’s general collection.
- Download the assistive technology loan agreement (in order to borrow any items from the library’s assistive technology collection, patrons must submit this agreement with the borrower’s responsibility and liability and the release of liability statements signed.)
- Download the form to request consideration of a library resource (use this form to request the library to consider adding a certain resource to our collection)
- Download the form to request reconsideration of a library resource (use this form to request the library to consider removing a certain resource from our collection)