Learn more about the Olmstead Decision and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

October 11, 2023

The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council invites you to learn more about the Olmstead Decision and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).  MODDC recently received a training on Olmstead and Home…

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Advocacy Opportunity: Share your experiences with healthcare and discrimination.

October 10, 2023

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced a¬†historic notice¬†of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Once enacted, this rule will be…

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Guardianship 101: Learning Your Rights and Responsibilities – Upcoming Training Opportunity on Wed. Oct. 11, 2023

October 10, 2023

You are invited to learn about all things Guardianship on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. People First of MO invites all People First chapter members and self-advocates to…

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Attention:  Public Comment Due Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023 for the MO HealthNet Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver

July 27, 2023

REMINDER:  Public Comments are Due Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023 for theMO HealthNet Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Updates The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DSS) is making some changes…

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MODDC strives to create communities of equitable access and inclusion for Missourians with disabilities during Disability Pride Month

July 13, 2023

The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council acknowledges the need for progress toward full and equitable access and inclusion for Missourians with disabilities during Disability Pride Month. Disability Pride Month is celebrated…

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Time to Celebrate: Ticket to Work and Employment First legislation signed into law!

July 7, 2023

Yesterday, Governor Parson signed all but one of the remaining Truly Agreed and Finally Passed (TAFP) bills into law.  The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) tracked legislation in each of our…

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Advocacy Update: Ticket to Work and Employment First

July 6, 2023

Reminder: The Governor has 8 more days to either sign or veto bills that were Truly Agreed and Finally Passed (TAFP). SB45 and SB106 both contain language about Ticket to Work and Employment…

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Advocacy Interviews: Reporting Abuse and Neglect

July 6, 2023

If you have experienced and reported abuse, we want to hear from you. We need your help in advocating for residents in long-term care in order to create elder-focused education and…

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Medicaid Advocacy Opportunity: Public Comment Due Monday July 3rd

June 30, 2023

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule, Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services (Access Rule), to improve access to, and quality of, Medicaid services. What is most…

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The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) supports organizations that are inclusive of race and ethnicity. 

June 30, 2023

In light of the recent decision from the Supreme Court, we are reminded that: Missouri public and private agencies and organizations should value and reflect the rich and diverse demographics…

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