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Grant Funding to Benefit Community Opportunities for Younger Parents

June 5th, 2017 | Announcements

The Pennsylvania Development Disabilities Council (Pa DD Council) seeks to reach younger parents and those who influence their decisions in order to assure they have all of the information available in order for them to make the wisest choices for […]

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Grant Funding for Diverse Pennsylvania Communities – Coming Soon!

May 31st, 2017 | Announcements

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council is preparing to issue several grant Request for Proposals (RFPs) in June 2017. The Council has purposefully taken steps to ensure that Pennsylvanians from diverse populations experiencing oppression and marginalization become allies working on our […]

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Official Responses to Grassroots Grants Questions/Conversation/Webinar

February 1st, 2017 | General, Announcements

The document linked below serves to advise you of the issues presented and questions raised and answered at the “Conversation”/webinar with Council staff about Grassroots Grants.  Additionally, the Grassroots Grants Powerpoint below should also be of help to those preparing applications. We […]

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Application period open for Grassroots Advocacy Grants

January 5th, 2017 | Announcements

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council invites you to apply for funding from our Grassroots Grants Program. These grants are for 12 months. Before making your application, you are invited to a Question and Answer Conversation with Council staff where you […]

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Announcement: Community Health Choices Fact Sheet Regarding Individuals with Disabilities

January 3rd, 2017 | Announcements

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project, thanks to funding from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, has created a “Community HealthChoices 101” Fact Sheet to provide people with disabilities, their families and other stakeholders with basic information on the program. Pennsylvania’s Community […]

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New Report – “Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Pennsylvanians with Disabilities”

September 14th, 2016 | Reports

“Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Pennsylvanians with Disabilities” A Report of the Pennsylvania Health Law Project to the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council The report highlights Pennsylvania’s successes, challenges and unfinished business with the implementation of the Affordable Care […]

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PADDC Grant Writing Workshops

August 10th, 2016 | Workshops

Grant Writing Workshops In advance of the Council’s new Request for Proposals (RFP) book that will be issued in October, the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council will hold grant writing workshops at multiple locations, both in person and by webinar. Our […]

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Newly Published Supports Broker Policy Manual

August 9th, 2016 | Manuals

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University and Values into Action-PA have published a Supports Broker Policy Manual to help build capacity for agencies and individuals interested in providing Supports Broker services in Pennsylvania.  This was undertaken as part of […]

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Leading PA Disability Agencies Unite Against Damaging Messages in Hollywood Movie ‘Me Before You’

June 7th, 2016 | news

Harrisburg, Pa. (June 7, 2016)–The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Act Network, which is comprised of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC), Disabilities Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, says the movie ‘Me Before You’ is a […]

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Spokesperson for Recently Launched Stigma Campaign Says ‘Me Before You’ has Damaging Message

June 3rd, 2016 | news

Harrisburg, Pa. (June 3, 2016)– The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC), the organization that launched the Stigma Project campaign in April to change people’s thinking, behavior and attitudes toward people with disabilities, calls the messages in the recently released movie […]

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