Yes. The regional center can pay for self-advocacy training, facilitation, and “peer advocates” if they are included in your IPP.Section 4512(b). Facilitation means giving you materials or equipment, or helping you make and express your choices and decisions.Section 4512(g). If a friend or relative cannot help you, the regional center can pay for a facilitator.Section 4512(b). If your IPP includes support from a facilitator, you can choose the facilitator.Section 4648(a)(12).