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New Opportunity! Organizations are Encouraged to Apply for a Seat on the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council

May 2nd, 2021 | General, Alerts, Announcements, news

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC) is accepting applications from agencies that are local and nongovernmental, and private non-profit groups concerned with services for people with developmental disabilities that are interested in having a seat on the Council. Established through […]

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PADDC Letter to Gov. Wolf and Covid-19 Vaccine Task Force: Need for State Support Plan for Vaccinating Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

March 11th, 2021 | General, Alerts, Announcements, news

In a letter to Governor Tom Wolf and the Vaccine Task Force, PADDC Executive Director, Lisa Tesler, outlines the initiatives needed to insure that Pennsylvanians with intellectual disabilities have full access, and the supports needed, to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. […]

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Statement on Passing of Graham Mulholland, Former PADDC Executive Director

October 23rd, 2020 | General, Alerts, Announcements, news

We are saddened by the passing of Graham Mulholland, a great leader and dear friend to many in the disability community. Graham served as the executive director of the PADDC from 1997 through his retirement in 2019. He was a […]

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Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council- PADDC- Survey for Stakeholders

October 6th, 2020 | General, State Plan, Surveys, Alerts, Announcements, news

Hello, Pennsylvanians! The DD Council is developing our Five Year Strategic Plan and we need your help. We want to know what you think are the most important issues facing people with disabilities in Pennsylvania. The survey may take you […]

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PADDC Pandemic Recovery Statement—May 27, 2020

May 27th, 2020 | General, Alerts, Announcements, news

Authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act) in 2000 and guided by a vision to create inclusive communities where all people with disabilities are valued and thrive, the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council empowers individuals […]

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Cancellation of April PADDC Meetings – COVID-19

March 14th, 2020 | General, Alerts, news

In order to mitigate risk due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), PADDC is canceling our face to face meetings scheduled for April 15 and 16, 2020. This decision is based on the directive from the Governor’s Office to […]

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Update On Federal Health Reform and Proposed Federal Rule

March 1st, 2018 | Alerts

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has issued an alert titled, “Update on Federal Health Reform! Proposed Federal Rule Threatens to Weaken the Affordable Care Act.”  The alert discusses a proposed rule issued on February 21, 2018 by the U.S. Departments […]

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Legislative Update on Federal Health Reform – Pennsylvania Health Law Project

July 26th, 2017 | Alerts

Wednesday, July 26:  Neither Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate nor the White House have given up on their efforts to fundamentally change the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Yesterday, the Senate narrowly voted (51-to-50) to begin debate to repeal major […]

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Pennsylvania Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Need Your Help!

June 26th, 2017 | Alerts

The President’s proposed budget for 2018 eliminates funding for all DD Councils and will result in us running out of funds for grants by September of 2019. The PADDC has positively affected the lives of Pennsylvanians with disabilities for over […]

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Funding Alert: Emergency Preparedness

February 24th, 2013 | Alerts

We have released a Supplemental Request for Proposal Booklet in order to reissue our Emergency Preparedness RFP.  Complete information is in the file.  Please note, the preproposal meeting is being held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:30 AM (see […]