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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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Senator Bob Casey Hosts Call with PADDC to Discuss the Pandemic

May 14th, 2020 | General, Announcements, news

On Tuesday May 12, 2020, U.S. Senator Bob Casey hosted a conference call with the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, its committees, and staff members. During the call, which lasted approximately 30 minutes, the Senator briefed participants on current pieces of […]

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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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Save the Date! 2020 PA Community Alliance Summit, September 16 & 17, 2020

March 3rd, 2020 | Forums, Events, Announcements

Save the date for the 2020 PA Community Alliance Summit. Let’s maximize the power of our allied communities! The Summit is a day of networking, discovering alliances and collaboration building among diverse organizations throughout Pennsylvania led by and/or supporting underserved/unserved […]

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Accepting Applications for the PADDC 2020 Community Grants Program

January 24th, 2020 | Grants, Announcements, news

The PA Developmental Disabilities Council invites you to apply for funding from our Community Grants Program. These Community Grants are intended to bring together people with and without disabilities in a local community alliance to influence social change and improve […]

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Self-Advocate/Family Member Scholarship Application Period Extended for Everyday Lives Conference

December 13th, 2019 | General

Our Scholarship Application is available for self-advocates and family members wishing to attend the Everyday Lives Conference January 7 – 9, 2020 in Hershey! The conference has dozens of learning sessions! (learn more about the conference: https://www.myodp.org/mod/page/view.php?id=8884 ) The scholarship […]

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Recruiting for Regional Resource Councils on Person Directed Services

November 22nd, 2019 | General

What do you know about Person Directed Services (PDS)? (Download PDF Flyer) Do you have stories about your life using Person Directed Services (PDS)? Do you want more people with disabilities to have choice and control in their lives? Do […]

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PADDC Grantee Announces Release of Provider Resources: Country Primers on Disabilites

October 12th, 2019 | General, Resources, Projects, Announcements

Our grantee, Nationalities Service Center, announces the release of a provider resource “Country Primers on Disabilities” A Resource for Providers Working with Refugees and Immigrants with Disabilities  This resource highlights country background and resources for refugees and immigrants with disabilities […]

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PADDC Announces New Executive Director – Lisa Tesler

September 26th, 2019 | Announcements, news

Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council (PADDC) Co-chairpersons, Chris Grandy and Shirley Keith Knox, are pleased to announce that Ms. Lisa Tesler has been appointed as its new Executive Director, following the retirement of Mr. Graham Mullholland in May. This appointment was […]

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PADDC Announces New Funding Opportunity

September 19th, 2019 | General, Grants, news

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council has issued a Request for Application (RFA) for a two-year project on the topic of residential housing and services. Below is a summary of the project. The full RFA is available at www.paddc.org under the […]

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