The DD Act requires the DD Council to recruit and hire a Director for the Council (Section 125 (c) (8)). Resources are provided to assist and support the DD Council Executive Director as they fulfill their role.
Below is a collection of resources presented in alphabetical order and by topic. These resources are helpful to individuals serving in the role of Executive Director. The search bar can also be used to locate resources.
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Businesses, non-profit organizations, and research entities have long used incentives to raise awareness and encourage participation in their programs and services. Incentives such as gift cards, vouchers, giveaways, or prize…Details
Presentation topics include: Program Overview, Notice of Award (NoA) and Project Period, Key Program Requirements, Financial Reporting (FFR/SF-425) and Closeout, Cost Allowability, and Grant Management Best Practices. Fiscal Requirements and…Details
Participants will: 1. Engage in a brief self‐assessment of individual cultural competence. 2. Discuss and list the extent to which cultural and linguistic competence are specifically stated in Councils’: -Policies -Structures -Practices -Behaviors -Attitudes 3.Select and discuss road signs that describe where their respective Councils are advancing cultural and linguistic competence. Click to…Details
1. Differentiate equity from diversity and inclusion. 2. Describe the implications of equity in the IDD space. Has your Council defined equity and what it means for intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)? Which one – diversity, equity, or inclusion? Click to open Advancing EquityDetails
In their advocacy role on behalf of people with ID/DD and their families, DD Council members and staff provide valuable information to policymakers at all levels of government. Information about…Details