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ASD & Emergency Preparedness  

4/05/2022 Department of Developmental Services

The DDS Lowell Area is offering a parent training by Captain Bill Cannata of ALEC (Autism Law Enforcement Coalition)

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COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments are still available for Friday, Jan 19  

1/19/2022 Department of Developmental Services

VaxAbilities COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments are still available for Friday, Jan 19 at the Museum of Science in Boston.

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Prepackaged Medication Administration by Non-MAP Certified Staff  

1/19/2022 Department of Developmental Services

Unlicensed staff who are non-MAP Certified are now authorized to possess and administer prepackaged medications to individuals in DDS homes.

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Commissoner Ryder's Letter to Families Jan 7th 2022 

1/07/2022 Department of Developmental Services

An Update on the recent COVID Surges and it's impact on DDS

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VaxAbilities events in Springfield, Worcester, Lowell & Brockton 

11/08/2021 Department of Developmental Services

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Visit the MassRealLives.org Website 

10/27/2021 Department of Developmental Services

It helps you find a program. You can decide which program is best for you!

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"Spectrum of Sound" Virtual Choir of Autism Self-Advocates Performs "Lean on Me" Cover 

10/27/2021 Department of Developmental Services

Virtual choir Spectrum of Sound performed a cover of Bill Wither's "Lean on Me."

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DDS Medicare Part D 2022 Update 

10/27/2021 Department of Developmental Services

Information about the 2022 Medicare Part D prescription plans is now available.

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Coronavirus update from DDS Commissioner Jane Ryder 

8/11/2021 Department of Developmental Services

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Western MA Forum for COVID Vax Questions For People w/IDD & Families 

6/23/2021 Department of Developmental Services

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations and be able to ask questions

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COVID-19 Restrictions Lifted and DDS Programs 

6/15/2021 Department of Developmental Services

Updated guidance that replaces all prior reopening guidance for DDS program

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MA to Close Preregistration System and Expand Homebound Vaccinations 

5/25/2021 Department of Developmental Services

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Charting the LifeCourse in Massachusetts  

5/14/2021 Department of Developmental Services

New Series: In Pursuit of the Good Life Across the Lifespan

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DDS National Background Check Unit Advisory  

4/26/2021 Department of Developmental Services

Fingerprinting Guidance for Remote Based Services

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Letter to families from DDS Commissioner Jane F. Ryder.  

3/24/2021 Department of Developmental Services

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