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Public Comment Period on Potential Updates to DDS Data Collection Categories

DDS continues to work to strengthen accessibility, quality and equity for all individuals served by regional centers.

They are asking for your comments by the end of April 2024 about possible updates to the information collected about race, ethnicity, language, residence and status codes, and sexual orientation and gender identity.

More details on how you can submit comments on the proposed changes are on the “Public Comment” tab of this webpage.

Thank you in advance for contributing your thoughts on these foundational topics.

Informational webinars:
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*Webinars will be recorded and posted on the DDS Website

In addition to the five informational webinars below, there are two webinar opportunities for you to share your input or comments on the proposed changes with DDS verbally.

Race and Ethnicity Only
Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 9:30-11:30 a.m.


All other topics
Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 9-11 a.m.

Written comments are accepted any time through the end of April 2024 via e-mail: