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A partnership for communication on developmental disabilities issues in Washington state
A partnership for communication on developmental disabilities issues in Washington state
 
Ground-breaking Regional Workshops on Emergency Planning for People with All AbilitiesWhen and Where:February 24, 2015 (Best Western Mt
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Did you know that there may be a way to have the flexibility of private health insurance and get reimbursed for premiums from Medicaid? The
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This edition of the Olympia Insider puts the focus on education. Listen to Sarah Butcher of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for Washington
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Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) provides intensive mental health services in a wraparound team structure for children and youth
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The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking candidates to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council
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We strongly believe that personal relationships and a sense of belonging are just as important to quality of life as employment and
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by David Maltman, Guest Contributor I have found the articles posted to this blog too often demonstrate the challenges that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families experience in participating in the social, economic, cultural lives of their community. We all know that personal relationships and community networks are often the place to start when looking for a job or
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Unintentional Exclusion
by Charlene McCarty & Travis, Guest Contributors Parenting is hard. Single parenting a child with developmental disabilities- even harder. Every child is unique and there are no “one fits all” solutions to parenting. You find yourself questioning every decision you make. “Am I doing enough?" "Am I doing too much?" "What if this happens? What that doesn't happen?" "Will this come back to haunt
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Latino Strong: The New Voice of Advocacy
As the result of the Developmental Disabilities Council’s (DDC) ongoing efforts to provide outreach to minority communities, the Council is seeing some exciting growth in the participation of individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds in its Local Leadership project. Known as Partners in Policymaking in other states, the Local Leadership project is the DDC’s approach to developing leaders who
» Click here to read this post.
Ground-breaking Regional Workshops on Emergency Planning for People with All AbilitiesWhen and Where:February 24, 2015 (Best Western Mt
» Click here to read this post.
Did you know that there may be a way to have the flexibility of private health insurance and get reimbursed for premiums from Medicaid? The
» Click here to read this post.
This edition of the Olympia Insider puts the focus on education. Listen to Sarah Butcher of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for Washington
» Click here to read this post.
Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) provides intensive mental health services in a wraparound team structure for children and youth
» Click here to read this post.
The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking candidates to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council
» Click here to read this post.
We strongly believe that personal relationships and a sense of belonging are just as important to quality of life as employment and
» Click here to read this post.
See all news releases
by David Maltman, Guest Contributor I have found the articles posted to this blog too often demonstrate the challenges that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families experience in participating in the social, economic, cultural lives of their community. We all know that personal relationships and community networks are often the place to start when looking for a job or
» Click here to read this post.
Unintentional Exclusion
by Charlene McCarty & Travis, Guest Contributors Parenting is hard. Single parenting a child with developmental disabilities- even harder. Every child is unique and there are no “one fits all” solutions to parenting. You find yourself questioning every decision you make. “Am I doing enough?" "Am I doing too much?" "What if this happens? What that doesn't happen?" "Will this come back to haunt
» Click here to read this post.
Latino Strong: The New Voice of Advocacy
As the result of the Developmental Disabilities Council’s (DDC) ongoing efforts to provide outreach to minority communities, the Council is seeing some exciting growth in the participation of individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds in its Local Leadership project. Known as Partners in Policymaking in other states, the Local Leadership project is the DDC’s approach to developing leaders who
» Click here to read this post.