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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

How Autism “Functioning Labels” Can Lead To Serious Harm

Share your views on our newest blog post: How Autism “Functioning Labels” Can Lead To Serious Harm NJCDD Disability in Focus.

#SAVE-MedicaidNJ-whats newJoin NJCDD’s Campaign to #SaveMedicaidNJ!

NJCDD-P&F.2019.Spring Issue BannerTake a look at our All New People & Families Magazine Spring 2019 Advocating for Competitive Employment: In memory of Ethan Ellis

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


    October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Public Forum & Providers Fair Learn about DD Services Guide & NJ CAT

    October 12 @ 10:00 am
  3. Caregiver Succession Planning How to Pass the Torch Effectively

    October 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

    November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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