Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2020
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)!
Celebrating disability inclusion for 75 years with continued commitment to a diverse and competitive American labor force! The 2020 NDEAM theme is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Observed each October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.
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2020 - Celebrating 100 Years of Developmental Disabilities Resources
In 2020, we celebrate 100 Years of Developmental Disabilities Resources!
This year is truly special with Vocational Rehabiltation's 100th anniversary, the State Councils on Developmental Disabilities 50-year anniversary, and with the ADA's 30th anniversary.
100 Years of Vocational Rehabilitation
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the first federally funded program to assist people with disabilities who had
Inclusion, Integration & Independence for Arkansans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Promoting inclusion, integration and independence for Arkansans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in all parts of community life is our mission!
The Council works to identify the most pressing needs of the IDD community in our state and address those needs by conducting outreach, fostering change and supporting capacity-building efforts. We conduct activities and support programs
The Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities strives to provide Arkansans with updates on what is going on in our communities including upcoming events, hot topics, spotlights on self advocates, and information on new programs & resources. Check out our Blog here!