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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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
Mario Arnauz Bonds We think we fully comprehend that courage, creativity and determination are critical to our success. However, you will quickly see how much we all still have to learn about the... more
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS! The LEAD! Conference on April 12, 2018 at the DCU Center in Worcester will provide space for professionals and advocates in the intellectual and developmental disabilities (... more
ADDP submitted comments to the HCBS Waiver Unit on the proposed ABI and MFP waiver renewal applications. We appreciate flexibility added to day services, but have concerns that related rates are... more
  Contemporary Practices in DD Agency Leadership and Management Certificate The School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMass Boston in collaboration with ADDP, will be starting its... more
Calling all Artists!  ADDP is holding a contest which will determine the cover artwork of the 2018 ADDP Legislative Calendar. All individuals within ADDP member organizations are eligible to enter.... more

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