What's New

Free Trainings for Community Guide and Engagement Providers

Are you interested in being a Community Guide or Community Engagement Provider? Or are you currently an Independent Provider and interested in making additional income as a CG or CE Provider? Learn new skills to help people live a meaningful life in these free trainings offered this fall in Central and Eastern Washington:

Read More




Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Purple paper flower with #endalz writing on the petals.

I’d just retired from my job as a senior business executive when my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 75. He passed away several years later.

Dad always saw the positive in any situation. I must get that quality from him. I miss Dad terribly, but I’m grateful that I was retired and could be there to spend time with him and to help Mom face the challenges of caregiving.

Read More




Coming Up: September 20th Town Hall Meeting in Bremerton

Ed Holen speaking to participants at an informational forum inside the legislative building.

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to learn more about community supports in your area and the challenges facing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. 

Read More




DD Council Project Reports Now Available

Selfie of Informing Families coordinators at the Community Summit, Debbie Chapman and Michelle Williams. Michelle is wearing a t-shirt with the Informing Families "I" logo.The DD Council supports the work of several innovative and collaborative projects throughout the state. Read about the efforts of two Council-sponsored projects in our latest reports now available for download: Informing Families and Smart Living.




DD Council is Recruiting New Members

 

 

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

Who Can Apply
The Council is seeking candidates who are individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD).

Read More




  • 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.