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Promoting Independence, Productivity, Self-Determination, Integration and Inclusion
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National Summary Reports:

Year Document     File Name   
1984 Priorities of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Jean K. Elder 84-PAD-JKE
1985 A National Profile of Changes in Services for Adults with DD, by Marvin Fifield and Bryan Smith, produced by the Utah State UAF 85-NPC-UAF
1990 Report to Congress: A Summary of Reports Prepared by State DD Planning Councils – Independence, Productivity, and Integration for People with DD, submitted by Deborah McFadden, 1990. 90-RTC-DMF
1990 Forging a New Era: The 1990 Reports on People with DD, NADDC, May 1990 (Executive Summary). 90-ES-NADDC
1990 Forging a New Era: The 1990 Reports on People with DD, NADDC, May 1990 90-FNE-NADDC
1990 Inclusion A Brief Report from the 1990 Consumer Survey and Policy Data Sets; The Administration on Developmental Disabilities 90-IAB-ADD
1990 Empowerment: A Brief Report from the 1990 Consumer Survey and Policy Data Sets; The Administration on Developmental Disabilities 90-EAB-ADD
1991 Developmental Disabilities and the New Paradigm: Directions for the 1990's; McFadden, Burke 91-DDN-MCB


Reviews of DD Councils

1977 Mental Disabilities: The State Role, published in State Government by the Council of State Governments 77-SPC-EBCA
1980 How Federal DD Programs Are Working, by the US GAO, February 20, 1980 80-FPW-GAO
1982 Unobligated Federal Funds in State Developmental Disability Programs: A Program Inspection, Office of the Inspector General Department of Health and Human Services, Region IV 82-PIO-HHS
1986 Re-Visioning DD Councils: New Opportunities in the Middle Kingdom, by David B. Schwartz 86-RDC-DBS
1991 Thoughts on the Future for People with Developmental Disabilities, H. Rutherford Turnbull, III, Esq.  91-TFD-HRT
1996 Expanding the Scope of Developmental Disabilities Councils: Implications for Texas, Texas Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities 96-TPC-TPC
1996 A Study of the Impact and Implications of Expanding the Targeted Constituency of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council, Maryland DD Council 96-MDC-MDC


DD Themes & Issues:
A Series of Topical Papers on Developmental Disabilities

1975 The State Planning and Advisory Council on DD, Number 1; Donald J. Stedman 75-SPA-TP1
1975 Relationships Between a DD Council and State Service Agencies, Number 2 75-RCA-TP2
1976 Role of the Consumer in Planning and Delivering Services, Number 5 76-RCS-TP5
1976 Two Faces of National DD Movement, Number 6 76-FNM-TP6
1977 Service Needs and Problems of DD Young Adults, Number 7 77-NYA-TP7
1977 Advocacy and the Human Service Delivery System, Number 9 77-ADS-TP9

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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.