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meaningful opportunities for
individuals, making community
 connections and lifelong plans.

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Latest News
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Sensory Friendly Day at the Connecticut Science Center
  Fun, judgment-free atmosphere; no harsh lights or sounds; Hands-on activities; Quiet Zone available

Friday, August 10, 2018
DDS FY19 Housing Innovation Pilot Program Q & A

Thursday, August 09, 2018
First Aid Kit Contents
  The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) requires that a first aid kit be located and maintained in each Public and Private Residential, Day or Respite Program site...

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Fact Sheet Collective Bargaining Wage Adjustment
  DDS Fact Sheet for Individual Budget Wage Adjustments, July 2018

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Community First Choice CFC Option Questions and Answers July 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018
Safe Swallowing Train the Trainer
  DDS Education Support & Staff Development is pleased to announce another Safe Swallowing Train the Trainer. Date: September 10, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018
2018 Candidates’ Forum on Disability Issues
  Date: October 11, 2018 Note that you can now register directly via the link on the flyer.

Monday, July 16, 2018
2018-2019 New England Healthcare Guide

Thursday, July 05, 2018
DDS will be holding training support for both QSR and eLicensing

Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Notice of Opportunity – Housing Innovation Pilot
  Under the leadership of Commissioner Scheff and pursuant to Special Act 18-2, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is launching the Housing Innovation Pilot project, to begin in Fiscal Year 2019...

Thursday, June 21, 2018
DDS eLicense
  On April 18, 2018, DDS began using the eLicense application to process all initial CLA and CCH applications and renewal applications online...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Individual Planning Process Announcement

Thursday, June 14, 2018
What is a Great Life to You

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Monday, June 04, 2018
Success Story - Shawntay, Margaret, Brian and Kazuyo’s Happily Ever After
  Living a self determined life is what we all want. Shawntay, Margaret, Brian, and Kazuyo are “Making Life Happen” in their wonderful Community Companion Home.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
CT APSE Conference 2018 - SAVE THE DATE
  The CT APSE invites you to the 2nd Annual APSE Employment 1St Conference on October 2, 2018. CT APSE supports Employment 1st to facilitate the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and in their community. Real Work for Real Pay!

Friday, April 06, 2018
Karen Armington - Success Story
  One Job is Not Enough When You Love to Work!


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