The Departments of Developmental Services (DDS) and Mental Health (DMH) administer programs for developmentally and mentally disabled persons at 11 state hospitals. The State Department of Education (SDE) and local education agencies (county offices of education and school districts) are responsible for providing community-based education and related services to children with special needs.
[PDF] The 2010-11 Budget: Health and Social Services Budget PrimerReport Feb 20, 2008
[PDF] Analysis of the 2008-09 Budget Bill, Health and Social Services ChapterReport Oct 8, 1997
[PDF] The 1997-98 Budget Act and Related Legislation