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Applications Being Accepted for Grassroots Grants Program

January 21st, 2016 | Grants

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council invites you to apply for funding from our Grassroots Grants Program.   These grants encourage new ideas which we can use in our future activities and are intended either to build on work we have already… Read Applications Being Accepted for Grassroots Grants Program

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How to Review Council State Plans and Annual Program Performance Reports

December 21st, 2015 | State Plan, Reports

Annual State Plans and Annual Program Performance Reports for all Developmental Disabilities Councils in the U.S. States and Territories can be found online. Visit www.ddsuite.org. To find a report, click the link on the right side of the page under… Read How to Review Council State Plans and Annual Program Performance Reports

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October PADDC Meetings Cancelled

October 8th, 2015 | General

Due to multiple issues presented by the Pennsylvania budget impasse, we unfortunately must cancel the meetings of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council that were scheduled for October 14-15 in Harrisburg. We will provide updates as soon as we are able.

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PADDC to Host Rural Outreach Forums

September 15th, 2015 | Forums

We have planned a series of Rural Outreach Forums in which individuals with disabilities, their family and friends can share what is important to them regarding disability and related community issues in their towns and as citizens of Pennsylvania. We would like… Read PADDC to Host Rural Outreach Forums

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2015 Housing Survey of People with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

August 19th, 2015 | Surveys

Our CHOICE project (Comprehensive Housing Options in Communities for Everyone) in Western Pennsylvania has recently issued the Executive Summary and full report of the “Housing Survey of People with Disabilities in Pennsylvania.” The goal of CHOICE is to identify and… Read 2015 Housing Survey of People with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

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Examining and Discussing the School to Prison Pipeline

August 19th, 2015 | Discussions

On July 28, 2015, the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council held a discussion entitled “Examining the School to Prison Pipeline”. The School to Prison Pipeline is a nationwide system of local, state and federal education and public safety policies that pushes… Read Examining and Discussing the School to Prison Pipeline

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Becoming a Member of the PADDC

July 21st, 2015 | General

PADDC Council and Committee members play a vital and active role in the life of the organization.  Through the link below, please learn more about how people can become involved with the our organization as a committee member or council… Read Becoming a Member of the PADDC

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New Resource for Selecting Health Insurance Coverage for Pennsylvanian’s with Disabilities

July 20th, 2015 | Resources

With our grant support, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) created a publication, MAWD or Marketplace? – What Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Need to Know about Choosing Health Insurance Coverage.  This tutorial helps consumers, family members and health care navigators understand and… Read New Resource for Selecting Health Insurance Coverage for Pennsylvanian’s with Disabilities

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Council Housing Project Creates Model Accessible Home

June 5th, 2015 | Accessibility

Affordable One Level Living! Model Home – First of its kind in the Region! Washington, PA. – Accessible Dreams, a not for profit developer of accessible homes, teams with Dream Homes, Inc., a local distributor of Champion Homes, and Progressive… Read Council Housing Project Creates Model Accessible Home

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Report Issued Outlining Bills of Interest to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities from the 2013-14 Legislative Session

February 5th, 2015 | Reports

As part of our PIE (Policy Information Exchange) grant, the PIE team compiles and distributes a legislative summary to each legislator in the General Assembly detailing bills that impact people with disabilities from the pass legislative session. This provides an opportunity… Read Report Issued Outlining Bills of Interest to Pennsylvanians with Disabilities from the 2013-14 Legislative Session

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