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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
Mark your calendars! The ADDP LEAD! Conference & Expo will be held on May 9, 2019 at the DCU Center in Worcester! This year's theme is around "Innovation & Creativity." The 2019 LEAD!... more
ADDP is pleased to announce that Senator Joan Lovely (D-Second Essex) and Representative Paul Brodeur (D-32nd Middlesex) have been respectively selected as the Senator and Representative of the Year... more

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