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Person with a developmental disability
Parent or guardian of a child with a developmental disability
Family member or guardian of an adult with a developmental disability*
Person with a developmental disability who is or was in an institution
Family member or guardian of a person with a developmental disability who is or was in an institution*
Employee of a developmental disabilities service provider.
Employee of a community organization.
* Family members of adults can only be considered for membership if the person with a developmental disability is unable to advocate for themselves.
If you are an employee of a developmental disabilities service provider or community organization, please enter the organiation name below.
If you are a person with a developmental disability, please tell us about yourself.
If you are a parent or guardian of a person with developmental disabilities, please tell us about yourself and your family member with a developmental disability, including their age.
If you are representing an organization, what does the organization do and what is your position?
Why do you want to be on the Council? What issues are you interested in?
What strengths do you bring to the Council?
Council members attend 4 Council meetings each year. They also serve on at least 1 committee or work team that meets 2-4 times each year. If you join the Council, could you meet this requirement?
Please tell us about community organizations or disability organizations you are involved with. Please also tell us about experience you have advocating for people with developmental disabilities (Membership in other organizations is NOT a requirement).
How did you learn about the Council?
Please list 3 references with phone numbers. They should be people who can talk about why you would make a good Council member. They should not be your family members.
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