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Strengthening Transition & Employment

Strengthening Transition & Employment

 

Supporting Community Inclusion

Supporting Community Inclusion

 

Building Self-Determination & Advocacy

Building Self-Determination & Advocacy
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Improving Services and Supports

Improving Services and Supports
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a fantastic developmental disabilities Day at the capitol 

DD Day 2018

 

-WHAT'S NEW AT THE FDDC-

 

Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Issue Resolution Recognizing Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

During a recent meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Scott and Cabinet issued a resolution recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Florida. To view the resolution.  Click HERE to view the resolution.

 

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CATEGORIZED LIST OF ALL FDDC PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER RESOURCES

 

The FDDC has created a resource for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who receive services Florida Medicaid and the iBudget Wavier. Families, Providers, and Support Coordinators may also benefit from this information. The areas addressed are:

 

Legislative Activities

2018 Legislative Platform

Transportation 

Pay Fair For Care

Reduction of Restraint in the Public School System

Home and Community Based Services Waiver

Working People with Disabilities Program

 

Better Care Reconciliation Act - Bulletin

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council is following the Senate Health Care bill called the Better Care Reconciliation Act. There are many proposed changes to Medicaid funding , the safety net for health care that many individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities depend on to be included in their community.

Please call the U.S. Capitol Switch Board (202)-224-3121 and ask for Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio. Let them know your opinion of the proposed changes to Medicaid. Click here for the 145 page bill and here for the section by section Summary.

Councils Statement on proposed changes to Medicaid

 

Budget waiver waitlist training

Communications

Developmental Disabilities Day At The Capitol, Febuary 14, 2018: Click Here for photos of the day

Orlando Area Disabilities Advocate Receives Top Award, Press Release-February 13, 2018

Creating A Developmental Disabilities Day In Your Community (Media Kit

 

 

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