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A Look Back at 2016

In this video, Commissioner Debra K. Payne takes a look back at DIDD achievements and priorities during calendar year 2016. Topics include: law enforcement training, competitive integrated employment, community integration, seating and positioning, and accreditation.

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Autism Tracking Device Bill Clears House

h/t DisabilityScoop Legislation that would provide tracking devices and resources to help kids with autism and other developmental disabilities at risk of wandering is one step closer to becoming federal law. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2hcounI

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Nashville church creates special ministry WITH adults with disabilities

In the Nashville suburb of Bellevue, Cross Point Church has developed a ministry called “The Ascent”.  They make it clear that the ministry is with adults with disabilities instead of “for” them.  The group meets twice a month for dinner, worship, and... Continue Reading 

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