Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Resources
The Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council meets its federal mandate to engage in planning, advocacy and capacity building efforts contributing to persons with developmental disabilities leading to more self-determined, inclusive and productive lives in their community by completing projects and releasing Calls for Investments (CFIs). The outcomes of these projects often lead to reports of findings that the Council uses to drive systems change, organize advocacy efforts, and educate legislators, policymakers, individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members or others about best practice and state-of-the-art services. The resources developed through the project and the final reports from Council projects are listed below. More information may be obtained on the resources and project reports by contacting Vicky Davidson or call 800-500-7878.
Career Planning Guide: A Guide for Career Discovery (PDF)
Guide to Support Job Seekers with Disabilities
Conference Sponsorship Request Form
For groups requesting assistance for conferences, workshops & training.
Missouri Declaration of Equal Rights
Equal Rights for People with Disabilities as Members of Society
MO Able Program
Allows individuals with disabilities the ability to save without losing federal government benefits.
People First Language (PDF)
Words are powerful and if used respectfully, can go a long way toward breaking down barriers.
Shattering Myths (PDF)
Research-based document on how all people can live in the community with the proper supports.