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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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Apply for Funding From Our New Grassroots Grants Program

December 11th, 2014 | Grants

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council invites you to apply for funding from our new Grassroots Grants Program. Before making your application, you are invited to a Question and Answer Conversation with Council staff where you will have an opportunity to… Read Apply for Funding From Our New Grassroots Grants Program

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Public Forums On Issues For Pennsylvanians With Disabilities

August 2nd, 2014 | Forums

We want to hear from you! The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University need your input about the issues that matter most to Pennsylvanians with disabilities and their… Read Public Forums On Issues For Pennsylvanians With Disabilities

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PADDC State Plan Update

June 30th, 2014 | State Plan

We are pleased to share our state plan update with the public. The accomplishments listed in the update represent a sampling of the wonderful work being done in a one year span by our projects throughout Pennsylvania. The areas of… Read PADDC State Plan Update

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Summer 2014 Outlooks Newsletter

June 20th, 2014 | Newsletters

Our Summer newsletter issue of “Outlooks” is now available! Features include information about: Our All Grantees Meeting late last year New Council Member feature New Staff introduction and a preview of our website Videos To read the newsletter, please click… Read Summer 2014 Outlooks Newsletter

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Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council Recognized by PA State Senate

March 18th, 2014 | PA Senate

Harrisburg, PA – March 18, 2014 – The Pennsylvania State Senate last week adopted a resolution to honor the work of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC). Developmental Disability Councils in each state were first authorized and funded in the Federal… Read Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council Recognized by PA State Senate

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