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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
 
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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This past December, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. Federal rules are expected to be written mid-June of
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  We’re excited to announce the launch of a brand new app that helps individuals and families think about and create a plan
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Advocacy Day 2015 kicks off with an overview of the legislative session. Find out what's bringing advocates to Olympia this year.
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The director of the Sibling Support Project, Don Meyer, is proposing a meeting to explore creating a Washington State chapter of the
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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.
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.
This past December, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. Federal rules are expected to be written mid-June of
» Click here to read this post.
  We’re excited to announce the launch of a brand new app that helps individuals and families think about and create a plan
» Click here to read this post.
Advocacy Day 2015 kicks off with an overview of the legislative session. Find out what's bringing advocates to Olympia this year.
» Click here to read this post.
The director of the Sibling Support Project, Don Meyer, is proposing a meeting to explore creating a Washington State chapter of the
» 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.
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