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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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August Self Advocate Spotlight Series

August 1st, 2022 | Announcements, news

Join the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council for a compelling series of virtual advocacy discussions, the Self Advocate Spotlight Series.  The series is an opportunity to hear from individuals with developmental disabilities about the remarkable things they are doing to make […]

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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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Coronavirus Resources for People with Disabilities and Those who Provide Care

February 19th, 2022 | Resources

Given the ever changing status of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Pennsylvania, the country and the world, we offer some valuable resources below to address what may be the unique needs of individuals of all ages with disabilities. […]

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PADDC is Accepting Community Grant Applicants

October 12th, 2021 | General, Grants, Announcements

The PADDC invites you to apply for funding from our Community Grants Program. We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis, meaning you can apply at any time. These community grants are intended to bring together people with and […]

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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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Rite Aid Partnership to Vaccinate Individuals with Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disability or Autism and Caregivers; New Call Center

April 28th, 2021 | General

UPDATE 6/30/2021: The call center is now closed. The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), PADDC, Temple Institute on Disabilities, and Rite Aid have partnered to provide COVID-19 vaccines to individuals with a developmental disability, intellectual disability or autism and their […]

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PA Community Alliance Summit: Seeking Subject Matter Experts to Facilitate Discussions

April 6th, 2021 | General

The 2021 Pennsylvania Community Alliance Summit is scheduled for the third week in August 2021 and will be virtual!  This year’s theme is: Recover, Rebuild, Reform. There are many reasons 2020 and 2021 have been stressful and traumatic for some […]

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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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PADDC Seeking Feedback and Public Comment on Draft 2022 – 2026 State Plan

January 29th, 2021 | General, State Plan, Forums, Announcements

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council would like your feedback on the draft 2022-2026 5-Year State Plan Goals and Objectives. Based on results from our October 2020 survey, the 2019 listening tour and research, the Pennsylvania Council has developed draft goals […]

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