About the Council

Working to create change with and for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities


The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council is a 30-member advisory board, created by federal and state law, whose purpose is to promote policies and best practices for Floridians with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Council serves as the granting agent for research-based, innovative, sustainable solutions that address the critical needs and priorities of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Individuals are appointed by the Governor for 4-year terms.

Our Purpose

We are committed to advocating and promoting programs, practices and innovative initiatives that enhance the independence, productivity, inclusion and self-determination of individuals with developmental disabilities in all aspects of life.

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FDDC Meetings

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Council Members

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Council Application

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