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Working to ensure that people with developmental disabilities enjoy the same quality of life as the rest of society.

 

Request for Proposals


RFP 1402:The Developmental Disabilities Council will provide funding up to $15,000 for a contractor to plan and coordinate at least three information sessions (one in each county) for people with developmental disabilities and their families/caregivers to help them become better advocates about their rights and needs concerning accessibility to medical facilities. Click here for a full copy of RFP 1402 containing all the details. Proposals are due by Wednesday, December 17, 2014 no later than 4:30 P.M. *All proposals must follow the Instructions for Application Content found in the DDC Proposal Booklet.

RFP 1403: The Developmental Disabilities Council will provide funding up to $46,000 for a contractor to plan and coordinate the Junior Partners in Policymaking Program. Click here for a full copy of RFP 1403 containing all the details. Proposals are due by Monday, December 8, 2014 no later than 4:30 PM. *All proposals must follow the Instructions for Application Content found in the DDC Proposal Booklet.

Upcoming Meetings


Adult Issues Committee Meeting
November 21, 2014 at 9:30 A.M.

Legislative Planning Committee Meeting
November 25, 2014 at 9:30 A.M.

Children and Families Committee Meeting
December 2, 2014 at 1:30 P.M.

Executive Committee Meeting
December 10, 2014 at 9:30 A.M.

Adult Issues Committee Meeting
December 19, 2014 at 9:30 A.M.

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LIFE Conference Logo

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2015 LIFE Conference, which will be held on January 15, 2015 at the Dover Downs Hotel, in Dover, Delaware. Be sure to register early to take advantage of discounted pricing and to ensure your first choice of concurrent sessions. Registration closes online and by mail on January 8, 2015, with limited onsite registration. TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE.

* Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are still available! Click here for more information. *

The LIFE Conference is a regionally recognized annual conference developed by a coalition of Delaware consumer-focused organizations that serve persons with disabilities and their families. LIFE stands for Liberty and Independence For Everyone and addresses the topics of:

• Legislation
• Independence (through Assistive Technology)
• Families
• Education

Over 500 attendees (consumers, families and professionals) attend the annual conference for educational and networking opportunities. Conference participants can choose from twelve different workshops with ample break times throughout the day to visit conference exhibitors.Details about conference including session descriptions, conference schedule, and a link to the online registration form are available on the conference website, www.lifeconferencede.org.

If you should have any questions about this information, please contact Ginny Schwartzer at 336-802-1800 or GinnyS@AllClearEMG.com.


* Delaware Lt. Governor, Matt Denn, and Deputy Attorney General, Patricia Dailey-Lewis, Release 1st Report on Public School Anti-Bullying Compliance. "Unfinished Business: Implementation by Delaware Public Schools of the State's 2012 Anti-Bullying Laws."

* Restraint and Seclusion in Delaware Schools: Fact Sheet Restraints and Seclusions For more information on Restraint and Seclusion please visit our resource page.)

* Employment First National Resource List

* A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities From Delaware Governor Jack Markell, National Governors Association Chair, 2012-2013

* Information for Foster Care Parents from the DDC.

* Visit our National Organization - National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities.