Less than 20 perfect of 5.4 million people with developmental disabilities are represented in the workplace.


Are you…

  • A self-advocate?
  • A family member?
  • A caring friend or neighbor?
  • An employed or civic leader?
  • A government official?
  • Someone who believes we can improve our society?


Visit this website often to stay informed about important issues for the developmental disability community.

Contact your state’s DD Council to get involved and learn more here.

Sign up for NACDD updates and action alerts here.

Share your self-advocacy success story!

Tell us your story as a self-advocate or a family member of living an everyday life with the extraordinary challenge you face so we can educate business, government, philanthropic and community leaders.

Write a few sentences and send us a photo of you in action as an advocate, at work or in your community!

Share your story by filling out the form below or emailing us at info@nacdd.org

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