“Dignity, full rights of citizenship, cultural diversity,
equal opportunity, and full participation for
all NH citizens with developmental disabilities.”
The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities is a federally funded agency that supports public policies and initiatives that remove barriers and promote opportunities in all areas of life. The Council is independent of the agencies that provide services to people with disabilities. The Council develops a State Plan every five years to establish specific goals, objectives and strategies to address the most important issues affecting people with developmental disabilities in New Hampshire. The Council carries out its mission through education, advocacy and the funding of innovative projects that make a difference in people's lives.
In light of Governor Sununu's stay-at-home order we have decided to close our office to the general public. While our small staff will be maintaining typical office hours, we will not be holding any in-person meetings, and we ask that everyone call (603)271-3236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before visiting the office.
You can find more information from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services including specific information for parents and healthcare workers at https://www.nh.gov/covid19/.
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The New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities currently has two open RFPs for consultants:
1) Funding available for Program Performance Report Consultant. The deadline for receiving proposals is June 19, 2020. Information and a copy of the RFP can be found by clicking here: RFP-PPR Consultant. Hard copies may be requested by contacting the Executive Director at 603-271-1157 or NHCDD.Director@ddc.nh.gov.
2) Funding available for Comprehensive Review & Analysis in the development of the NHCDD 5-Year State Plan. The deadline for receiving proposals is June 19, 2020. Information and a copy of the RFP can be found here: RFP-CRA and 5YP Consultant. Hard copies may be requested by contacting the Executive Director at 603-271-1157 or NHCDD.Director@ddc.nh.gov.
The Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council is charged pursuant to RSA 137:K with investigating the unmet needs of individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries through two public hearings held each year. This valuable information is compiled into an annual report which will be sent to the Governor, the Speaker of the House, the Senate President, the Commissioner of Health and Human Services and other stakeholders.
Since we are unable to hold the first of the two annual public hearings due to COVID-19, this survey will take the place of the public hearing.
Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MNBTJ2W to complete the survey online before the deadline of June 19, 2020.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this important survey. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ellen Edgerly at (603)834-9570 or email@example.com.
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The DSP Conference committee is still accepting nominations for Home Provider and DSP of the Year. Nomination forms can be downloaded here.
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