Programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities
in North San Luis Obispo County
First organized in 1974, Escuela del Rio began as a small day-training and activity center for developmentally disabled adults.
Today, EdR’s wide range of programs and services successfully demonstrates how adults with differing abilities can work, participate in sports, live independently and lead full and productive lives.
The mission of all Escuela del Rio programs is to provided a continuum of services that promotes independent and integrated lifestyles for people with developmental disabilities.
This continuum offers consumers opportunities that maximize their alternatives and choices for living and working in society and enables them to become participating and contributing members of their community.
Eligibility for all EdR programs requires that a person be at least 18 years old, diagnosed as developmentally disabled and referred by Tri-Counties Regional Center.