The Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities serves as an advocate for persons with developmental disabilities and their families. We also advise the Governor, legislators, state agencies and the public on matters relating to the needs and rights of people with developmental disabilities to be independent, productive and included in all aspects of community life.
Under federal law, each state and US territory has a Council on Developmental Disabilities. Councils receive federal funds to carry out initiatives for advocacy, capacity building and systems change. Through these initiatives, Councils seek to impact the independence, productivity, inclusion and integration of people with developmental disabilities in their communities.
Our work is guided by a five year state plan. The plan provides a framework for the Council's funding initiatives, staff work priorities and activities to which our federal resources are dedicated over a five year period.
We are currently planning our new FFY 2017 - 2021 state plan. Consistent with our federal requirements, we are realeasing our draft state plan goals and objectives for a 45-day public comment period. Download our draft plan and submit your comments by April 20th.
You can download our draft plan here: http://ocdd.org/…/2016_OCDD_draft_goals__objectives_English…
You can download our draft plan in Spanish here: http://ocdd.org/…/2016_OCDD_draft_goals__objectives_Spanish…
You can submit your comments in several ways:
Mail: 540 24th Place NE Salem OR 97301
Phone: 503-945-9941 or toll free 800-292-4154