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2018 NACDD Annual Conference Wrap-Up!

2018 NACDD Annual Conference Wrap-Up!

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 NACDD Annual Conference and Associated Meetings! This year’s events were a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without all of YOU! On Wednesday, July 11, NACDD held the annual Champion of Equal Opportunity (CEO) Award Luncheon, hosted by Optum. During

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DD Councils Addressing Sexual Abuse Report

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The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In 2017, NACDD and ITACC compiled a report on the work that many of our Councils are doing on Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse in people with Developmental Disabilities. This week, ACL Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging, Lance Robertson, posted

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Emergency Preparedness Planning Resource

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The Guam Developmental Disabilities Council has put together a checklist and guidebook for Emergency Preparedness Planning. These are great resources for any state or Council to adapt to and utilize at any time. For more information, please contact the Guam Developmental Disabilities Council. Guam Emergency Preparedness Guidebook Guam Emergency Preparedness

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NACDD Statement on OIG Report

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For Immediate Release January 17, 2018 CONTACT: Donna Meltzer, CEO, dmeltzer@nacdd.org US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REPORT ON HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHOWS NEED FOR GREATER INVESTMENT AND OVERSIGHT WASHINGTON – Today, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector

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115th Congress DD Act Partners Policy Priorities

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The Association of University Centers on Disabilities, National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities and National Disability Rights Network released the Policy Priorities for the 115th Session of Congress for 2017. To view the Policy Priorities, click here.

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DD Councils Addressing Sexual Abuse and Neglect

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Dear DD Council Network members, We are pleased to announce the availability of a special publication about the work of DD Councils in the area of Sexual Abuse and Neglect.  We would like to thank the following Councils for their collaboration on this important project: Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virginia,

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HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 proposed rule is now on display for public inspection at:  https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection.  The rule will publish on November 2, and the comment period will close on November 27.

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