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Pre-application Conference Information

April 11th, 2023 | General, Conferences, Announcements, news

Pre-application Conference Webinars Each grant area will have a pre-application webinar. At these webinars, applicants can ask us questions about the application process. Answers given at this conference are documented in minutes and become an official part of the Request […]

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Sen. Casey Requesting Statements for the Record on Guardianship

March 16th, 2023 | General, Alerts, news

(Our Executive Director, Lisa Tesler, shares this important information from The Majority Staff of the Senate Special Committee on Aging) “In the near future, the Senate Special Committee on Aging will be holding a hearing on guardianships, conservatorships, protective arrangements, and […]

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Spring 2023 Outlooks Newsletter (and 2022 Impact Report)

March 14th, 2023 | General, Newsletters, Publications, news

We hope you enjoy reading our Spring 2023 Outlooks Newsletter and 2023 Impact Report! In this issue: Note from the Executive Director 2022 – 2023 Advocacy Agenda New PADDC Grants (starting January 2023) 2022 Council Impacts Advocacy Tip of the […]

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PADDC Request For Applications (RFA) Released

September 1st, 2022 | General, Grants, Announcements, news

We are pleased to announce that the newest Request for Application (RFA) book for our 2022-2026 State Plan is now available for you to download, which includes 15 separate grant opportunities. The deadline to submit applications for these grants is Wednesday, […]

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Council Seeking Nominations for Council Membership

August 12th, 2022 | General, news

PADDC is seeking nominations for Council members who are: Individuals with developmental disabilities Parents of children with developmental disabilities Family members of adults with developmental disabilities The PA Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC) empowers individuals with developmental disabilities and their families […]

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PADDC 2021 Impact Report & Spring 2022 Newsletter

June 27th, 2022 | General, news

The Council has been very active and busy during the past year, including completing much work to update our mission and vision. In this report we are combining our 2021 Impact Report with our Spring 2022 Outlooks Newsletter.   The Impact report […]

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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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