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Washington State DD Council Announces New Director

Bio picture of Jeremy Norden-Paul.The Washington Developmental Disabilities Council is very pleased to announce that Jeremy Norden-Paul will be assuming the position of Executive Director for the Council, effective July 1, 2019. Jeremy brings experience working in and with a broad range of service systems that address the rights and needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. He has a demonstrated passion for assuring that people with developmental disabilities are supported and living the lives they want to live.

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Family Caregiver Conference

This year’s family caregiver conference, Giving Care Taking Care, is coming up June 3, 2019 in Tukwila, WA. The conference is designed for family and community caregivers and offers practical, up-to-date resources and information to help you in your caregiving responsibilities.

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Financial Exploitation: Learn the Signs, Protect Yourself, Get Help

A new video by Informing Families, in collaboration with People First of Thurston County, explains what to look for and how to respond if you or someone you know is being exploited financially.

 




Need a Break: Take the DD Respite Survey

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If you are supporting a family member who is a client of the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), but not receiving a paid service from DDA, we want to hear from you.

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Northwest Access Fund to Host ABLE Workshop

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The Northwest Access Fund is hosting a free workshop about ABLE accounts in Spokane on May 17th. ABLE accounts present an exciting opportunity for people with disabilities to save without the fear of losing state and federal benefits.

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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.