Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

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2022 Quarterly Meeting Schedule

The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas meets quarterly, on the second Thursday of March, June, September and December, from 10am-1pm (CST). Council meetings are open to the public.  Attendees who are not members, and wish to attend online or by phone, may request the meeting link, login and call-in information from staff, contact below.

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Disability Employment Advocacy - Seeking Employer Input

Bridging the Employment Gap

In Arkansas, people with disabilities are under-employed compared to those without disabilities. Multiple factors make it challenging for Arkansans with intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to and can work find sustainable employment. One of these may be employer hesitancy to practice inclusive hiring.

The Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)
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No Need to Wait, You Can Do This

OUR BEST SHOT IS THE SHOT!

Get your COVID shot today. Chances are great that you already know someone who has received the shot and did not experience any significant adverse effects.  Ask your friends and family members today about their experience if you feel nervous or still have questions. 

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2021-quarterly-meeting-schedule

2021 Quarterly Meeting Schedule

The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas meets quarterly, on the second Thursday of March, June, September and December, from 10am-1pm (Central). 

The Council is currently meeting online or by phone. Attendees who are not members may request the meeting link, login and call-in information from staff. We will offer an in-person meeting option again when it
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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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