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DD Council Recruiting For New Members

DDC Council member shaking hands at a legislative reception.

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking candidates to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council.

Who Can Apply
The Council is seeing candidates who are:

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EMPOWER Care Act

from the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities

Horizontal orange and red text boxes with Empower Care Ace and National Call In Day

The Money Follows the Person (MFP) program is a Medicaid program that has helped more than 75 thousand people with disabilities and seniors move from nursing homes and other institutions to the community.  The MFP program has expired, and we need your advocacy to get Congress to pass the EMPOWER Care Act to continue it.  Join in

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Job Announcement: Self Advocacy/Civil Rights Coordinator

The Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking a new staff member at the Commerce Specialist 1 level. This position acts as the Self-Advocacy/Civil Rights Coordinator and is responsible for implementing and overseeing projects of the Council related to Self Advocacy/Civil Rights and assure compliance with the mandate of the Developmental Disabilities Act.

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Free Workshops for Community Guide and Engagement Providers

ARE YOU…

Interested in being a Community Guide or Community Engagement Provider?

Or

Currently an Independent Provider and interested in making additional income as a CG or CE Provider?

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Abused and Betrayed

woman with head covered by arms huddles in front of a brick wall.

At a moment of reckoning in the United States about sexual harassment and sexual assault, a yearlong NPR investigation finds that there’s little recognition of a group of Americans that is one of the most at risk: adults with intellectual disabilities. The series starts on Monday, January 8 and runs through January 18th.

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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.