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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

SABE Lottery CLOSED Thank you, to all self-advocated that participated! Winners announced by March 1, 2018 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)SABE-SELF ADVOCATES BECOMING EMPOWERED logoNational Self-Advocacy Conference June 7 thru 9 Birmingham, AlabamaThe NJCDD will announce the winners of the SABE lottery March 1st, 2018.  Thank you, all self-advocates that participated.  Click Here to find out more about the annual Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) conference in Birmingham, Alabama June 7 thru 9!

The NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities is requesting proposals for the first grant opportunity in FY-2018.  The Council is currently accepting grant proposals in Disability Transportation Advocacy.  Visit our Grants Page for More Information

NJCDD-People and Families Magazine Winter 2018 Issue Taking PrideTake a look at our All New People & Families Magazine Winter 2018 “Taking Pride” Support and Integration for LGBTQ Adults with Disabilities

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Share your views on our newest blog post Major Tax Cuts Leave The Disability Community Shortchanged NJCDD Disability in Focus.

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Join NJCDD’s Campaign to #SaveMedicaidNJ!

DDD-Updates-WhatsNewBannerIn an effort to help individuals and families stay up-to-date on important changes at the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), the NJCDD will now post all Division Updates on our website. Visit our DDD Updates Page in our Resources section to find out what’s new for the Developmental Disabilities policies that are important to you and your loved-ones.

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.

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.

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

NJCDD Events

  1. Public Forum and Providers

    March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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