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Hey, artists: what does change mean to you? What does it look like? What does it feel like? How would you artistically describe it? ADDP is kicking off production on its 2019-2020 legislative... more
The Senate Ways & Means Committee's recently released FY19 budget includes an additional $750,000 over Governor Charlie Baker's budget for the statewide head injury program and an additional $... more
The vast majority of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) line items in the recently released Massachusetts Senate Ways & Means budget are consistent with the budget Governor Charlie... more
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During his remarks to the capacity crowd of 820 at Worcester’s DCU Center, singer and inspirational speaker Mario Arnauz Bonds paused for a moment before breaking into his new song, “Steel.” “Know... more
The Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (ADDP) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Attaliades as its President and CEO effective May 21, 2018. ADDP is a major... more
Morning Breakout Sessions 11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. MassHealth Updates Room A -- 1.1 Speakers: Daniel Tsai, Assistant Secretary of MassHealth, Medicaid Director - Executive Office of Health and Human... more
ADDP’s Annual Legislative Luncheon on January 23, 2018 at the State House was a success. Over 250+ providers, advocates, and legislators joined to support the developmental disability community and... more
Governor Baker's recommended fiscal year 2019 budget released yesterday showed support for some of the programs of interest to our community. ADDP appreciates the proposed increased funding levels of... more
Don't miss an opportunity to be recognized by hundreds of organizations, businesses, industry leaders, and decision makers! Participating will increase awareness of your products and services to over... more
NOW ACCEPTING Award and continuing education scholarship applications! Nominate an employee at your agency who shines and deserves to be recognized at ADDP's LEAD! Conference for their hard work and... more

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