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The California Department of Developmental Services is asking for your help as a family member or person served in completing the attached survey. If you are a community-based organization, please share this information with your families and persons served.

This information will inform us, as a system, how COVID-19 has impacted our community and changed services. It will help identify what is important to self-advocates and families, what’s working, what’s not working, and what we can do to better support you through these challenging times.

This survey will be available online through December 18, 2020.

You can access the survey through the link below or visit the DDS website ( to scan the QR code. The survey includes fifteen questions and is available in 10 languages.

Once you click on the survey link, you have the option in the top right corner of the page to select alternative languages from a drop-down menu where it says “English.”

Or you can also access the alternative language directly through the links below:




Chinese (Simplified):

Chinese (Traditional):




Tiếng Việt/Vietnamese: