PADDC State Plan Update

We are pleased to share our state plan update with the public.  The accomplishments listed in the update represent a sampling of the wonderful work being done in a one year span by our projects throughout Pennsylvania.  The areas of focus in the update correspond to objectives identified in the 2012 – 2016 State Plan. […]

Summer 2014 Outlooks Newsletter

Our Summer newsletter issue of “Outlooks” is now available!   Features include information about: Our All Grantees Meeting late last year New Council Member feature New Staff introduction and a preview of our website Videos To read the newsletter, please click here.

Former Grantee Featured in New York Times Article on Aging Individuals With Disabilities & Limited English Communication Skills

The Council’s Multicultural Outreach grant program funds minority-led groups, such as people socially marginalized due to race, ethnicity or sexual orientation, to identify gaps in their community systems faced by minorities with disabilities, and then implement strategies to correct those issues.   Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc. (PASSi) was a previous Council grantee that received one […]

Our “All Grantees” Meeting: A Celebration of the Council’s Past, Present and Future

The Pennsylvania Developmental Disability Council’s 2013 “All Grantee Meeting” took place the weekend of November 9th and 10th, 2013 in Harrisburg, PA. Representatives from organizations that received one or more grants from the Council during the 2012-2016 state plan grant period were in attendance. While celebrating Council’s past, present and future, along with its upcoming […]

Grassroots Advocacy Grant Applications Are Being Accepted

We have released a new Grassroots Advocacy Grants Application packet. Complete information is in the downloadable file below.  Please note, the pre-proposal meeting is being held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM (see the application package for all details). Proposals are due on Thursday, May 30, 2013 by 3 PM. Click here to […]

Erie Establishes Multicultural Outreach Project

Through the Bhutanese Community Association of Erie (BCAE), the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council’s Multicultural Outreach Project is collaborating with local universities in the Erie area with medical, rehabilitation and social services degree programs to establish practical hands-on educational opportunities for students. Clinics funded by the grant will house the program and provide the students with […]