Regional Center and MTP and School Services-Oh My!

This talk from pediatric physiatrist Kathryn E. Sigford, MD, will help pediatricians to make appropriate referrals and ensure the best for patients with a wide range of conditions, including autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, amputations and intellectual disabilities. Sigford explains which services are offered by three systems (regional centers, schools and the CCS Medical Therapy Program); clarifies who is eligible; and offer tips on helping families get all possible support, assistance and equipment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the eligibility criteria for Regional Center, CCS (California Children's Services) Medical Therapy Program (MTP), and school-based services
  • Differentiate qualifying vs non-qualifyingdiagnos es for CCS MTP services
  • Identify barriers families might face in receiving services for which they are eligible