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Funding Announcement: Dan Thompson Memorial Developmental Disabilities Community Services Account

We are very excited to announce the release of the funding application for the Dan Thompson Memorial Developmental Disabilities Community Services Account! Here are some important details about the application.

  • The application deadline is Friday, October 8th. This gives applicants one month to complete the application.
  • The application and all other information is posted on our webpage: https://ddc.wa.gov/danthompson/
  • Here is a link to the flyer. Please share widely!
  • Here is a link to a post on the DDC Facebook page. Feel free to re-post and share with others.
  • The application is available in written and audio formats in six languages:
      1. English
      2. Chinese
      3. Russian
      4. Somali
      5. Spanish
      6. Vietnamese
  • There are two optional meetings to ask questions about the application. They will be recorded and posted on the webpage. Folks should let me know if they have any questions or support needs:
      1. Thursday, September 16th, 2:00-3:30pm
      2. Wednesday, September 22nd, 9:00-10:30am



Collaborating for a Dementia-Friendly Washington

A two-day virtual conference promoting the growth of dementia-friendly communities in our state.

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ADA 30th Anniversary Celebration

Join Us in Celebrating

30 Years of Progress for All

Monday, July 27, 2020

To be broadcast on TVW

11:00AM – 1:00PM
&
7:00PM – 9:00PM

A program celebrating the 30-Year Anniversary of the ADA
*Program will be accessible*

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DDC Community Grant Summaries

In response to the hardship that COVID-19 has placed on people’s ability to stay connected and engaged, the Washington State DD Council invested $25,000 to help increase the ability of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Six grants were awarded to organizations across the state.

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Key Considerations for Upcoming Special Session

 

The Developmental Disabilities Council asks the Washington State Legislature to consider the following key points in their upcoming special session:

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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.

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

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    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.

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    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.