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Dementia Forum PowerPoints, Photos, and Testimonials

Wide shot of Dementia Forum, with particpants seated at round tables.

PowerPoint presentations from our June 28th Dementia and I/DD forum in Seattle are now available for download.

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Job Announcement: Chief Program Officer

Albertina Kerr of Portland, Oregon is seeking an inspirational and forward thinking leader as Chief Program Officer with experience in intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental health services, preferably with a background in 24-hour care facilities.

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June 18 Council Conference Call Meeting

Graphic of a hand holding a smart phone. Icon of a woman on the screen. Green answer icon and red hang up icon at the bottom of the screen.A DDC Conference Call Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00 am.

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Governor Inslee Proclaims Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Purple plum color ribbon for raising awareness on Alzheimer's disease, Breastfeeding, Eating disorder, family caregivers, and epilepsy illness. Text reads, Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.Governor Inslee has proclaimed June Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month (ABAM) in Washington State.

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DSHS Town Hall Meetings With Secretary Cheryl Strange

DSHS Secretary Cheryl Strange meeting with developmental disability advocates at a welcome reception in 2017.

This summer, DSHS Secretary Cheryl Strange is hosting a series of Town Halls across the state to hear what DSHS is doing well, what the agency can do better, and what is important to you.

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  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.