New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities

New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Funded by the federal government with additional funds from the state of New Jersey, The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities is a lead change agent in the State responsible for a vision of what the lives of people with developmental disabilities should be -- That people with developmental disabilities and their families have every opportunity to participate in the design and implementation of programs, services, and supports that promote self-determination and community inclusion.
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Through its membership and its activities and projects, the Council provides a forum and resources for making its vision a reality.

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07/12/2021
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The NJ Legislative Disability Caucus Housing Roundtable on July 27 https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBKIOnNRANYF5InjPI7B96yDCiA6nlgUSYY=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTk5Nz9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/6FZkcUgnxAB1qyuoHwVslA==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976784231&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

​​The New Jersey Legislative Disability Caucus serves as a bipartisan forum within the New Jersey Legislature for lawmakers and their staff to consider the impact on the disability community when shaping ALL public policies in the Garden State through increased awareness and a greater understand...

You're Invited: This Month's Informational Interactive DSP/SDE Map Zoominars https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2Jg...
07/06/2021
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You're Invited: This Month's Informational Interactive DSP/SDE Map Zoominars https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBINn3BRANYF5P_T2QYMlOxkK65TX0KtJ1w=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTk2MT9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/KuIbafwDSwsaxqEr0COD-Q==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976784024&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

Since the start of COVID-19, The Collaborative for Citizen Directed Supports of NJ has been diligently volunteering to help connect available DSPs for people who are in need of support.​

NJCDD Advocacy in Action July 2021 E-Newsletter https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBIHXXRRANYF5MYELcqr4iuRUQLl...
06/29/2021
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NJCDD Advocacy in Action July 2021 E-Newsletter https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBIHXXRRANYF5MYELcqr4iuRUQLl27mj6pU=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTkwMj9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/36fPh5HiZ2kmmtqc8mtsQw==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976783753&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

If you’re looking for a safe, effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, getting vaccinated is the answer. To get your COVID-19 vaccine, make an appointment  or attend a pop-up or mobile vaccination event in your community.

We need your input to facilitate a statewide Self-Direction conference https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBJZO...
06/28/2021
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We need your input to facilitate a statewide Self-Direction conference https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBJZO3tRANYF5AlvQhVaIEN0Z5u6mvabNUA=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTg5OD9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/2eps5BlZqjZvNMP6d0ik9w==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976783719&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) has awarded a grant to the Collaborative for Citizen-Directed Supports - NJ to facilitate a statewide Self-Direction conference.  The Collaborative will work in partnership with Easterseals and Public Partnerships.

Know the facts about COVID-19 vaccines https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBLtM3tRANYF5MZdUVREZN6_frqBq7iyixE=/...
06/28/2021
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Know the facts about COVID-19 vaccines https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBLtM3tRANYF5MZdUVREZN6_frqBq7iyixE=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTg5Nz9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/_cux5SlD69fbecdjZJHtKQ==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976783700&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

When it comes to COVID-19, wearing masks, washing our hands, and getting the vaccine are just like wearing a seat belt or using a car seat for kids: they are all actions we can take to protect ourselves. It’s all about considering risks, benefits — and ultimately taking action. 

06/16/2021
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DDD Releases Updated Congregate Day Program and Residential Provider Guidance https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBLgbXxRANYF5CH5wANqguE73YV59PRMLjA=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTgxMz9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/yvzePSPOTfIhmfhrHng-pg==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976783263&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

The Department of Human Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities is pleased to release the following updated congregate day program and residential provider guidance, which supersede all prior versions of these documents and is effective immediately:

06/16/2021
Governor Phil Murphy

Correction: The Governor's Briefing is today

We received the following message from the Governor’s office.

....We know many have you have been awaiting news from the Governor’s Office regarding S3434. I would invite you to watch the Governor’s briefing today, 6/16/21, at 1pm as he will be speaking to the bill during his remarks. We appreciate your advocacy and patience. Please know that understanding the impact this bill will have on people’s lives, we prioritized review of it in counsel’s office even as we move through the final stages of budget.

The Governor’s briefing can be viewed in the following links:
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8YwF0eRl9E5lpGj8OaiLg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/governorphilmurphy

56th Governor of the Garden State. Building a stronger, fairer, more resilient New Jersey. Husband of First Lady Tammy Murphy and father of four.

06/16/2021

A message from the Governor's Office regarding S3434

....We know many have you have been awaiting news from the Governor’s Office regarding S3434. I would invite you to watch the Governor’s briefing tomorrow at 1pm as he will be speaking to the bill during his remarks. We appreciate your advocacy and patience. Please know that understanding the impact this bill will have on people’s lives, we prioritized review of it in counsel’s office even as we move through the final stages of budget.
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06/08/2021
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HHS Launches Hotline to Improve Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for People with Disabilities https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBKuYUdRANYF5AjHYj43LhCNIpBrb_ih63U=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTc0Nj9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/KNds77j1rvaL8CoIqpqkIg==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976782936&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

Today, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind national hotline to connect people with disabilities to information and services to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines.

06/07/2021
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You're invited to Town Hall Meetings What Special Education ParentsNeed to Know About S-3434 & Compensatory Education https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBK6xEdRANYF5Gp0lVpMccHIYzfRhsoYkOw=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTczOT9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/PffYAESmI8yz1-eAWCgvYA==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976782892&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

S-3434 is on track to go to Governor Murphy for his signature in early June. It requires boards of education to provide special education and related services to certain students exceeding the age of eligibility for special education and related services. The bill recognizes that students with disab...

You're invited to Town Hall Meetings What Special Education Parents Need to Know About S-3434 & Compensatory Education h...
06/02/2021
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You're invited to Town Hall Meetings What Special Education Parents Need to Know About S-3434 & Compensatory Education https://cts.vrmailer1.com/click?sk=aAIIB2JgpjBKbxURRANYF5CHfZRLqtDUEMtoLevRZHGQ=/aHR0cDovL21hcmtldGluZ3N1aXRlLnZlcnRpY2FscmVzcG9uc2UuY29tL2VtYWlscy80NTA3OTk3Njc1NTYzMj9zb2NpYWxfYWNjb3VudF9pZD0xNTM5Njc4ODEzNjc1NDI=/qidqu6Oh7wjXfPoHGcSm-w==&social_account_id=153967881367542&merge_field_type=%7BVR_SOCIAL_LINK%7D&link_id=45079976782633&source_id=45079976739229&source_type=FacebookPageAccount

S-3434 is on track to go to Governor Murphy for his signature in early June. It requires boards of education to provide special education and related services to certain students exceeding the age of eligibility for special education and related services. The bill recognizes that students with disab...

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