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Council Mission & Plans

Council Mission

The mission of the Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities is to promote the capacity of people with developmental disabilities and their families to determine, access, and direct the services and/or support they need to live the lives they choose, and to build the communities ability to support their choices.The Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities is a 23-member volunteer board, created by federal and state law, whose purpose is to advocate for Idahoans with developmental disabilities to assure they have access to needed community supports, individualized services, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination, independence, productivity, and inclusion in Idaho communities. The Council advocates with and on behalf of Idahoans with developmental disabilities by listening to their concerns and working to help them improve their lives by building service systems and natural supports that enable them to live lives of independence, responsibility, meaning, and contribution.

Council Plans

The Council is required to develop and submit 5 year plans to the Administration for Community Living.  Council members and other stakeholders spent 2016 developing our current plan.  We finished the first year of our 2017 – 2021 five-year plan September 30, 2017. Listed below are the documents that are guiding the work of the Council:

To read our Annual Reports please see the Publications page.

We are required to submit a federal Program Performance Report (PPR) each year.  If you would like to see the most recent PPR, please submit a request for it.

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