DD Day is on as scheduled tomorrow, Wednesday February 10, starting with breakfast at 8:00. Pre-registration required– we hope to see you there!
Governor Hogan unveiled his proposed budget for FY2017 today. The budget includes a $71M (6%) increase for DDA. This additional funding includes $35.7M to fully fund the minimum wage increase for service providers, funding to support people in emergency and crisis situations, and transitioning youth services. It also includes funding to continue supporting people who started receiving services in FY2016. The budget covers July 2016 through June 2017. Budget Highlights here.
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council has just released our 2016 Public Policy Platform!
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month! Get ready by clicking here for access to resources and webinars to support the effort to raise awareness in March.
Side by Side: Providing child care for children with disabilities alongside typically-developing peers
SAVE THE DATE
Pre-register now for DD Day at the Legislature! Wednesday, February 10 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel Atrium & Ballroom. We hope to see you there!
April 11-13 2016 Disability Policy Seminar in Washington DC Registration opens in January
July 31- August 2 2016 Reinventing Quality in Baltimore
Building the Future, Now! If you missed these webinars find links here: