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April, 2016

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Draft PA DD Council 2017-2021 Five Year State Plan Available For 90-Day Public Comment Period

April 21st, 2016 | State Plan

Every five years, the Council adopts a State Plan setting forth the activities in which it will engage over the next five-year period. Under the State Plan, the Council makes funds available in a variety of areas for efforts to… Read Draft PA DD Council 2017-2021 Five Year State Plan Available For 90-Day Public Comment Period

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PADDC Launches Provocative Statewide Campaign to Draw Attention to Stigma Against People with Disabilities

April 5th, 2016 | General

This morning all across Pennsylvania, thousands of thought bubbles appeared with harsh stigmatizing statements such as, “Mentally ill people are dangerous,” “Most ‘disabled’ people are just scamming the system,” and “There’s no such thing as a learning disability—people just need… Read PADDC Launches Provocative Statewide Campaign to Draw Attention to Stigma Against People with Disabilities