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Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council

Join us at the 2024 Breaking Barriers Community Celebration

The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (MiDDC) and the Self-Advocates of Michigan (SAM) are hosting the Breaking Barriers Community Celebration during Disability Pride Month! 

 

This community celebration is FREE and open to the public. We ask everyone interested in attending to register in advance. Register today at bit.ly/bbreg24. 

Let's unite to break down barriers and celebrate the unique talents and contributions of people with developmental disabilities! 

Learn more about Disability Pride Month and the Breaking Barriers Celebration

Stay informed!

MiDDC's Inclusive Community Outreach Newsletter (ICON) is your go-to resource for news, information, and events affecting people with developmental disabilities and their families across Michigan. 

Our community includes everyone, so sign up today and help us make Michigan a more inclusive home for all!

Sign up for MiDDC's Inclusive Community Outreach Newsletter (ICON)

Spotlight on MiDDC Activities

Employment Resources

Information and Resources for people with developmental disabilities, family members and professionals on how to help people with developmental disabilities obtain competitive integrated employment.

Employment Resources
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Empowerment Fund

Financial support for people with developmental disabilities and family members to attend conferences, seminars, and training to build capacity to participate in decisions that impact their lives. 

Empowerment Fund
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Resources for CMHSPs

Information and Resources for professionals working for Community Mental Health Service Programs (CMHSPs), including Peer Mentoring, Community of Practice, and Charting the LifeCourse. 

Resources for CMHSPs

Supported Decision Making

Information and Resources for people with developmental disabilities, family members, and professionals on how to support people with developmental disabilities in making the choices they need and want while keeping their rights.

Supported Decision Making

Self-Advocates of Michigan (SAM)

SAM is a statewide self-advocacy organization that advocates for independence, inclusion, freedom, opportunity, respect, and dignity, while making the public aware of abilities of people developmental disabilities throughout Michigan. 

Learn more about SAM

Upcoming MiDDC Events