Free Online Workshops for Adults with DD/ID, and Families to Network Together



Who We Are:

Mary Nisson (AKA "David's mom") - retired teacher, workshop leader, social networker

David M. Nisson, PhD - Savant Syndrome Autistic scientist and web developer

What We Do:

We host monthly Zoom meetings to help Regional Center clients, their families, and their communities to collaborate in planing an inclusive, safe and healthy future for people with Developmental Disabilities ("DD") and/or Intellectual Disability ("ID").

Currently we need to direct our time and talents to focus on addressing needs in our own home - Yolo County - so statewide meetings are on hold. However, you may contact members of the statewide group by emailing them and hosting your own Zoom, Facebook, or other online meeting.


You do not have to attend a Zoom event to add your name to the list of families to befriend. (Please note "Disclaimer" below). To receive the list, write "DDFP Contact List" in the subject line and email us at:To see every adult with ID/DD in happy, healthy living arrangements provide a free



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AASCEND Presentation on Housing



Mary Nisson



Planning for the needs of today's, and tomorrow's adults with ID/DD involves pioneering and risk. Therefore, information on this website is provided solely as a suggestion for further careful study and research. Viewers assume the sole risk for the decisions they make, and advice should be sought from many other sources, too. DDFP-CA is not responsible for the contents of any outside sites through any external links provided. Such links are not an endorsement of the external site as to its quality, accuracy or completeness. Let's plan together, and let's do it carefully. Thank you.