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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 Recipients Announced

Map of Washington state with locations of DDC grant recipients.

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) recently voted to invest $25,000 to help increase social connection and the ability of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

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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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Video: Virtual Advocacy Day Q&A on the Budget

Image of state capitol in Olympia, with rally crowd on steps. Text reads: Virtual Advocacy Day. Statewide Q&A on Proposed Budget Cuts Affecting People with Developmental Disabilities. June 11, 2020 12:00 pm. Learn what’s in the budget reduction options presented by agencies to the Governor. Ask questions. Learn ways to advocate. Guests include Bryce Andersen, Office of Financial Management.

In case you missed our Virtual DD Advocacy Day today, click here to view the recorded event.  If you would like to view or download the slideshow, you can find it right here.

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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.