All Idahoans participate as equal members of society, empowered to reach their full potential as responsible and contributing citizens of their communities.
The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities is an outcomes-oriented, mission-driven organization. We lead the way in our state in advancing issues that improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families by actively listening to all stakeholders, identifying and exploring emerging trends, and proactively reaching out to collaborate with a variety of leaders and organizations to develop effective solutions.
The Developmental Disability Network
The Developmental Disability Network and the relationship between the three organizations is described and mandated federally under The Developmental Disability Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. To read the Act, a history of the Act and additional information, visit the Administration for Community Living site.
Our Idaho Partners
DisAbility Rights Idaho
The DisAbility Rights Idaho assists people with disabilities to protect, promote and advance their legal and human rights, through quality legal, individual, and system advocacy.
Operates a variety of independent grant programs and carries out training, services, technical assistance, research and dissemination activities.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development
The Center on Disabilities and Human Development operates a variety of independent grant programs and carries out training, services, technical assistance, research and dissemination activities.
Our Federal Partners
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) serves as the National Voice of State and Territorial Councils on Developmental Disabilities. We support Councils in implementing the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act promoting the interest and rights of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Administration for Community Living
The Administration for Community Living ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally-competent needed community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination, independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion in all facets of community life.