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Administrative Office

UCP of San Diego County
8525 Gibbs Drive, #209
San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 571-7803
Fax: (858) 571-0919



Executive Director
David Carucci

Chief Financial Officer
Bruce Neufeld

Director of Fund Development/
Liz Ramirez

Managing Director of Adult/Community Programs
Gillian Hennessey

Grant Administrator
Mary Krieger

Board of Directors

Misty M. Morgan

Vice President
Paul Seminario

Laura Kelleher

John Gentillon

Doug Austin
Ron Chin
David Cooper
Pritha Dalal, MD
Helen Ghio
Keith James
Scott Lecker
Cathy Miller
Scott Murfey
Greg Wells

Appeals, Complaints and Comments

UCP of San Diego and California's Department of Developmental Services (DDS) believe that the developmental disability community is best served by the open exchange of information and opinions. DDS is committed to providing mechanisms for the resolution of problems and complaints when they arise. A number of formal processes have been established for handling appeals and complaints. Click here to contact DDS.

Whistleblower Policy

Click here to read about the DDS whistleblower policy or phone (916) 651-6309.


1 in 323 American babies is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Globally, approximately 17 million people have cerebral palsy.

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term for a group of disorders. It is a condition that is permanent, but not unchanging.

Cerebral palsy can affect a person’s ability to finely coordinate the muscles around the mouth and tongue that are needed for speech. 1 in 4 people with cerebral palsy cannot talk.

CP is the most common motor disorder in children. 1 in 3 children with CP cannot walk. 1 in 4 cannot feed or dress themselves.

Spastic hemiplegia, where one half of the body has difficulty with voluntary movement, is the most common presentation of cerebral palsy. Approximately 40% of people with CP have hemiplegia.

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