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Episode 127: What Are Developmental Disabilities Councils?

Wednesday – March 6, 2024

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, when we raise awareness and promote acceptance of people with developmental disabilities.

In thinking about the barriers faced by people with developmental disabilities and their families, it can be hard to find up-to-date information on the quality services and programs you need to live independently in the community. One important resource for this information is the state Developmental Disabilities Councils, often called “DD Councils.”

Our guest for this episode of ADA Live! is Johnny Callebs, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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Johnny Callebs

Johnny Callebs
Executive Director, Kentucky Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

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The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) works with State Councils on Developmental Disabilities (DD Councils) to create inclusive and welcoming communities. We work with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, their families, and allies to advocate for policy change. NACDD ensures that people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can live the life they want in the community. to learn more visit their website at nacdd.org

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Episode 127: What Are Developmental Disabilities Councils?

Wednesday – March 6, 2024

Guest

Johnny Callebs

Johnny Callebs
Executive Director, Kentucky Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities

Description

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, when we raise awareness and promote acceptance of people with developmental disabilities.

In thinking about the barriers faced by people with developmental disabilities and their families, it can be hard to find up-to-date information on the quality services and programs you need to live independently in the community. One important resource for this information is the state Developmental Disabilities Councils, often called “DD Councils.”

Our guest for this episode of ADA Live! is Johnny Callebs, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities.

LISTEN


Audio: Episode 127: What Are Developmental Disabilities Councils?
Web: soundcloud.com/adalive/

READ

EXPLORE

Featured Organization

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) works with State Councils on Developmental Disabilities (DD Councils) to create inclusive and welcoming communities. We work with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, their families, and allies to advocate for policy change. NACDD ensures that people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities can live the life they want in the community. to learn more visit their website at nacdd.org