NACDD Statement on Proposed Census Bureau Data Changes

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) congratulates the over 12,000 advocates who wrote in to the Census Bureau objecting to proposed changes to data collection on disability and questions related to the household roster for the American Community Survey (ACS) and Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS). This week, the Census Bureau announced…

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NACDD Celebrates Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) commemorates Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). JDAIM represents a collaborative initiative involving Jewish and disability organizations globally, aimed at raising awareness and promoting acceptance and inclusion for individuals with disabilities, mental health conditions, and their supportive communities.   Established in 2009 by the…

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NACDD Celebrates Black History Month

During Black History Month, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) commemorates and pays tribute to the accomplishments and rich history of both Black Americans and Black Americans with Disabilities.   This month serves as a moment to envision the potential opportunities that lie ahead. It’s an occasion to acknowledge the remarkable contributions…

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The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities Celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

Yesterday marked the end of National Family Caregivers Month and The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) honors family caregivers across the country. NFCM offered an opportunity to raise awareness of caregiving issues, educate communities, and increase support for caregivers.   Caregivers are all around us, from your neighbor who manages her father’s medications and…

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Statement on Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

In honoring the passing of Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, NACDD remembers her with deep respect and gratitude for her tireless dedication to the disability and caregiving communities. Throughout her time in the public eye, she exemplified unwavering commitment to inclusivity, compassion, and advocacy. Mrs. Carter leaves behind a legacy marked by her significant contributions…

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