Unmet Needs: What Are They and How Can Self-Determination Help?
What are some examples of unmet needs?
How do I provide documentation of unmet needs?
Is anything excluded from the “unmet needs” category?
Are there Regional Center services that I might not know about?
Lisa tells us that parents may not realize they can get specific services. "For many parents, when their child turns three years old, they're told they can’t get any more services because it's now the school's responsibility. But this isn't true. Regional Center offers various classes and workshops, as well as adaptive skills classes, and they should fund the difference if their school is not providing enough support."
For more information on Regional Centers and what they can offer, read our Regional Center 101 article.