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The NJCDD provides a platform for individuals, family members, advocates, and public and private agencies to develop a coordinated social policy for advancing the rights and opportunities of New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities.

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njcdd-remember-to-vote-thsi-election-day-click-here-to-voting-resourcesVoting is one of the most important ways for people with developmental disabilities to participate in our society. Be sure to visit our Voting Rights Page to learn more about voting and your rights as an American citizen.

The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities Save the Date Jan 21 2017 8am-3:30pm Crown Plaza Monroe Monroe NJ What's your Advocacy? An Advocacy Conference for Families and Self-AdvocatesThe NJCDD presents  What’s Your Advocacy?”  An Advocacy Conference for Families and Self-Advocates Save the date on Jan 21, 2017. Click on the banner to find out more.

Take a look at our new People and Families Magazine Fall 2016 issue We the People Prepare students with disabilities for civic engagementTake a look at our All New People & Families Magazine Fall 2016 WE THE PEOPLE Preparing Students with Disabilities for Civic Engagement

Disabilty in Focus-Presenting Facts. Sharing Views. Starting Conversations. the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilies Announcing our New Blog PostAnnouncing our New Disability in Focus Blog Post. Presenting Facts. Sharing Views. Starting Conversations.

The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Advocacy in Action E-Newsletter Join the mailing list for NJCDD's monthly e-newsletterThe Advocacy in Action e-newsletter is your newest source for news and updates from the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities.  Click Here to view past editions of the newsletter and to sign up for our mailing list.

New Jersey Regional Family Support Planning Council The Statewide FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL A new opportunity for family advocatesFamilies can now take their advocacy efforts even further by joining the new Family Advisory Council, an official advisory group for family members of individuals with developmental disabilities who are served by the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities.  Visit the Family Advisory Council page to learn more.

New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities 2017-2021 Five-Year Planning GoalsAfter months of development and valuable feedback from families, individuals, and advocates, the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities is pleased to release our next 5-year plan.  Visit our 5-Year Plan to see what we’ll be working on beginning in FY-2017

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