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.



The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas is looking for an Executive Director

Are you interested in serving as the next executive director for the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas?

The position is open! You will find the details for this job on the Arkansas State Jobs website, the official employment website of the State of Arkansas, 

Follow this link to go directly to the job posting:


Be Ready to Vote in 2020

Know Your Rights. Cast Your Vote. Use Your Power.

You have the power! Voting is the most fundamental way to voice your opinion in a democracy and create change. Are you registered to vote?

Check out Voter View Arkansas to review your registration information:

Or follow this link to find Arkansas voter


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

inclusion. integration. independence.

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