Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
Prepare to Protect
2021 National Preparedness Month - Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love. National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. Disability intersects every demographic group—there are people with disabilities of all ages, races, genders or national origin. And, disabilities can
2022-2026 DRAFT State Plan Goals and Objectives
View a copy of our draft five-year plan goals and objectives for 2022-2026.
The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas (the Council) serves as the State of Arkansas’ council on developmental disabilities (DD). Under federal law, Public Law 106–402, each state is authorized to establish a council on DD, which receives funds to carry out initiatives
No Need to Wait, You Can Do This
GET A COVID-19 SHOT TODAY!
Chances are great that you already know someone who has received the shot and did not experienced any significant adverse effects. Ask your friends and family members today about their experience if you feel nervous or still have questions.
You can take steps to protect yourself
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, via the Zoom platform 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
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.