Statewide Transition Conference for Parents pdf format of Statewide Transition Conference for Parents
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September 20, 2014

This full-day statewide Transition conference co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council has been specifically planned for parents of children with disabilities between the ages of 14 and 22 who are transitioning from school into the adult world.

A “Technology Playground” which will be available all day staffed by experts who will share their knowledge about IPAD’s, IPOD’s, tablets and appropriate APP’s for preparation for adult life and independence.
Registration by Friday, August 29, 2014 using the link above

Housing Training Grant

The MA Developmental Disabilities Council is pleased to announce the availability of grant funding for one $20,000 grant for a one year project on Alternative Housing Options for People with Developmental Disabilities.

2013 Report to the Citizens of the Commonwealth

The MDDC is pleased to present our seventh annual Report to the Citizens of the Commonwealth.

36th Annual Legislative Reception

MDDC Names State Sen. Jennifer Flanagan Legislator of the Year

Supporting People With Disabilities in Massachusetts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 88 children in America have an autism diagnosis, and these rates continue to rise. Seven years after high school graduation, one in three young adults with autism have no paid job, college or technical school experience, and another 500,000 children with autism will reach adulthood in the next decade.