When decisions are being discussed in the state and federal governments that affect the disability community, it’s vital to be informed and prepared. Regular meetings and collaboration with decision-makers at DDS, MRC, MassHealth and other administration officials, help ADDP and our members become heavily informed and influential on the issues affecting our community. Through our consistent communication with our members, issue-driven committees, professional development workshops, and work with expert consultants, ADDP is THE SOURCE for receiving news, information, and education on timely issues. 

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 intellectual/developmental disabilities, brain injury or autism? Your organization? What about the community-at-large? If so, we want to hear from you! "Innovation & Creativity" is the theme of ADDP... 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 the conference will allow your business to: Reach an expected target audience of 900 – 1,000 attendees Increase awareness of your products and services Gain access to decision makers in the field... 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! Conference keynote speakers are Ricardo and Donna Thornton, a married couple living with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Thorntons will share their story about how they met while in an... 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 by the statewide Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers. more

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