Stands behind the philosophy of full integration in and of the community for people with disabilities.


Provides a unified voice for its members to the executive and legislative branches as well as other key policymakers and stakeholders.


The source of time-sensitive information and educational opportunities on issues related to the I/DD and brain injury fields.

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ADDP is pleased to report that Governor Baker signed the FY 2020 State Budget yesterday without vetoing any spending measures. An unprecedented act, this may be the first time in modern Massachusetts... more
Yesterday, the Conference Committee released its budget. Overall, the budget is positive, and good news is that most line items affecting our members mirror the budget request advocated by ADDP and... more
Hey, artists: ADDP needs you! ADDP is kicking off production on its 2020 legislative calendar project and is searching for an artistic depiction of this year's calendar theme: teamwork and working... more
ADDP representatives, board members, member agencies, families, and individuals had their voices heard at today's Architectural Access Board (AAB) public hearing in response to the controversial... more
Today, the House Ways and Means Committee released its FY'20 budget. Overall, its recommendation is good news for developmental disability service providers, as well as the individuals and families... more
On March 20, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Statewide Advisory Council (SAC) hosted a celebration at the Massachusetts State House, which honored several... more
BOSTON– Members of the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers joined state lawmakers, service providers, family members and advocates to discuss their legislative priorities for the year... more
The ADDP 2019 LEAD! Conference provides space for professionals and advocates in the intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) community, as well as autism and brain injury field, to hear... more
Do you have a staff member or team of staffers who have taken their creative ideas and turned them into positive, significant change? Have these positive, significant changes impacted someone with... more
The Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (ADDP) invites you to market your business to hundreds of human service agencies at the 2019 ADDP LEAD! Conference & EXPO. Participating in... more

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