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Providing information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.


Download 2017-2021 Five Year State Plan (PDF)


Goal Subtitle B $  Other(s) $  Total
Employment $80,000 $39,145.00 $119,145.00
Self-Advocacy $120,000.00 $42,235.00 $162,235.00
Leadership Development $210,000.00 $35,967.00 $245,967.00
Training Conferences $20,000.00 $126,061.00 $146,061.00
Publications, Websites, & Online Learning Course $177,959.00 $1,000.00 $178,959.00
Customer and Market Research $50,000.00 $1,000.00 $51,000.00
Continuous Quality Improvement $20,000.00 $1,000.00 $21,000.00
Cultural Outreach $50,000.00 $25,332.00 $75,332.00
General Management (Personnel, Budget, Finance, Reporting) $279,336.00 $18,000.00 $297,336.00
Functions of the DSA $18,000.00 $56,000.00 $74,000.00
TOTALS  $1,025,295.00 $345,740.00 $1,371,035.00


Written and signed Assurances were submitted to the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families, United States Department of Health and Human Services, regarding compliance with all requirements specified in Section 124 (C)(5)(A) – (N) in the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.

Lenora Madigan, Deputy Commissioner, signed Assurances for the Minnesota Department of Administration.

The Assurances were sent by USPS mail on August 8, 2016 and electronically.

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Phone: 651.296.4018   Toll-free number: 877.348.0505   MN Relay Service: 800.627.3529 OR 711   Fax: 651.297.7200 
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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.