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 (Central). 

There was a Special Full Council Meeting on May 5, 2022, to decide funding for projects supported under the Council’s Competitive Funding Program for the 2022-2023 grant period.

As of June 2022, the Council is
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No Need to Wait, You Can Do This

OUR BEST SHOT IS THE SHOT!

Visit our website https://ourbestshotistheshot.com/ for more information.

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
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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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Self-Advocacy at the State Capitol Can Bring About Policy Change

Policy change rarely happens overnight and is often linked to broader change in the political environment. Effective advocacy for policy change requires long-term as well as short-term thinking, an understanding of the points of resistance and the means to gain traction, the readiness to form alliances, and the flexibility to seize windows of opportunity.

Self-advocates can exercise their rights as citizens by
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