Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

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Communicate Clearly

Mask for the DD Community

We wear masks to care for each other.

The GCDD Arkansas continues to search for ways to support the disability community during the pandemic. We have some face masks available, at no charge, which carry a message to address a specific communications barrier in our community.

We became aware of a
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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
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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
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GCDD Blog

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!


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