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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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Subscribe to our mailing list and learn more about the current issues important to people with developmental disabilities and their families.  Connect with other advocates to find out how you can help make a difference.  Join the conversation and shape the dialog within our disabilities community. People & Families Magazine, NJ Common Ground, Advocacy in Action Newsletter, Disability in Focus Blog, Subscribe to the NJCDD, NJCDD Facebook, Twitter

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Join the NJCDD in making a difference in our communities.  Gain the skills you need to become an effective disabilities advocate.  Let your voice be heard. People First New Jersey, Family Support, Youth Leadership, PIP, Join Us at Council Meetings, Become a Council Member

What’s New

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The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities NJCDD ANNOUNCES GRANT OPPORTUNITY IN ADDRESSING BARRIERS TO QUALITY DENTAL CARE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN NEW JERSEY Deadline Friday, Septmeber 7, 2018The NJCDD is pleased to announce a new Grant Opportunity for FY-2019 in Dental Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.  The deadline to submit a Grant Proposal is Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:00pm.  To learn more, visit our Apply for a Grant page.

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Share your views on our newest blog post An Advocacy Story By Kevin G. Nunez, NJCDD Council Member NJCDD Disability in Focus.

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We’re pleased to announce that family advocate Mercedes Witowsky has been selected to join the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities as our new Executive Director.  Click here to read more.

PeopleFamilies-Summer2018-Gifted-Artist-Find-Expression-Through-Arts-AccessTake a look at our All New People & Families Magazine Summer 2018 Gifted Artists Find Expression Through Arts Access

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.

DDDs Supports Program Policies and Procedures Manual-A Quick Guide for Families now available-PAGE-BANNER-02The NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, in collaboration with the Regional Family Support Planning Councils, has developed an easy-to-follow guidebook for New Jersey’s Supports Program.  Click Here to view the guide online or to order your free copy.

NJCDD Events

  1. Access-ABILITY Disability Forum

    September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Essex County Family Support Outreach and Public Forum

    October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Public Forum and Providers Fair

    October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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