The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
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.
MNDisability.gov

MN.GOV/MNDDC Site Map

Home – Includes News Headlines and Top Features

The Council – Overview of the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

About the Council – Details on the Council's mission, mandate and members

Annual Reports: 
2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002

Business Results for FFY 2014:   Slides   PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2013:   Slides   PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2012:   Flash   PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2011:   Flash   PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2010:   Flash PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2009:   Flash   PDF   Text
Business Results for FFY 2008:   Flash   PDF Text
Business Results for FFY 2007:   Flash   PDF Text
Business Results for FFY 2006:   Flash   PDF Text
Business Results for FFY 2006:   Flash   PDF Text
Business Results for FFY 2005:   Flash   PDF Text
Business Results for 2004:   PDF   Text

Business/Organization Requirements and Record Keeping

Council-Sponsored Grant Activities

Data Practices (Dept. of Administration)

The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act)

Documents Index – Council-specific documents, notices, annual reports, etc.

Government Records

Linking Policy

Meeting Schedule – Dates of upcoming meetings

Members – Bios, photos and contact information

Application Process – How to become a council member

Open Appointments (Secretary of State's Office) – Vacancies and Application Form

Minnesota Quality Award

Mission

Privacy Policy

Position Statements

RFPs and Grants

2012-2016 FFY Five Year Plan PDF

State Plan 2006-2011 Executive Summary

Contact Form – Contact Information for the Council

Customer Satisfaction Survey – Provide Feedback on Customer Satisfaction with Council Supported or Conducted Activities

Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey– Provide Feedback on Stakeholder Satisfaction with Council Supported or Conducted Activities

Visitor Survey – Provide Feedback on this Web Site

Customer Research

Minnesota Special Education Experience Study 2014
View as Slides View as PDF

K-12 Education Study for Students with Developmental Disabilities (April 2013)
View as Slides View as PDF View as Text
Class 30 Partners Photo slide show

1962/2012 Minnesota Survey of Attitudes Regarding Developmental Disabilities (March 2012) Flash (PowerPoint) PDF Text Only

Meta Analysis of the Customer Research Studies Conducted over the Past Ten Years (October 2010) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

Survey of Individuals for Five-Year State Plan (December 2010) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

Survey of Providers for Five-Year State Plan (December 2010) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

MN Business ADA Study (April 2010) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

Information Technology Customer Research Study (April 2009) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

Innovative Employers in Minnesota Presentation (October 2008) (Flash Version) (PDF) (Text)

Information Technology Insights Focus Groups (July 2008)

1962/2007 Minnesota Survey of Attitudes Regarding Developmental Disabilities (February 2007) Flash (PowerPoint) PDF Text Only

5 Year Plan Input (January 2006)
Individual Survey (Text)
Provider Survey (Text)
Qualitative Statements (Text)

Employer Focus Research Survey (May 2005) (Text)

Minnesota Health Care Opinion Poll (January 2004) (Text)

Electronic Government Services Survey (September 2003) (Text)

Consumer Directed Community Supports Survey (April 2002)

Quality of Life Survey (January 2001) (Text)

Features – Features Index

Bengt Nirje on Normalization

The Comedy Network (1986)

The Convergence of Disability Law and Policy: Core Concepts, Ethical Communities, and the Notion of Dignity: Rud Turnbull

"Creating the Possible" (Video Excerpt)

Customer Evaluation of Electronic Government Services

The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act)

Allan Bergman Interview

Developmental Disabilities and Equal Justice Under the Law, ( U.S. Judge Donovan W. Frank)

Digital Document Imaging

The Disability Justice Resource Center

Document Imaging Training Modules

Dr. Burton Blatt: 1984 Lecture Video

Dr. Wolf Wolfensberger: A History of Human Services, Universal Lessons, and Future Implications

Ed Roberts, Activist

Ed Roberts Q & A

Effective Strategies for Social Change: (Video 1987)

A Day in the Life of Ed Roberts: Ed's son, Lee Roberts, talks about his father

An interview with Lee Roberts and Ed's colleague, Dr. William Bronston

Emergency Planning

Ethical Issues, End of Life Conversations and Developmental Disabilities: Honoring Choices

The Evolution of Disability Rights Litigation: David Ferleger

The Evolution of the Quality of Care in Developmental Disabilities: Jim Conroy

The Fight for Civil Rights for People with Disabilities – Webinar  (Transcripts: Word  PDF)

Independence To Inclusion – TPT Documentary

Institutions to Independence – TPT Documentary

Know Your Rights (Video)
Judge Donovan Frank Interview
Judge Donovan Frank and Karen Loven

The Jensen/METO Lawsuit and Settlement Agreement

The Jobs Challenge for People With Disabilities

Kathie Snow Interview

The Learning Center – 10,000 pages of publications from 1976-1997

Marc Gold: "Try Another Way"

Meet the Future Face of Employment: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Technology Fields

MN Disability Law Center Fact Sheets

Parallels In Time – a six-hour history of disability through time

Parallels In Time II – A continuation of the history of disabilities that covers the time period from 1950 to the present

Prologue
Community Living - A Place to Call Home
Definitions and Perspectives

Education - A Place to Learn
Employment - Real Work
Epilogue

Document Index
Video Index
Poster Archive

Positive Behavioral Supports

The History and Evolution of Behavioral Approaches and Positive Behavioral Interventions: Derrick Dufresne

Interview with Mike Mayer

Professor John McKnight: Capacity Building Beyond Community Services

Community Building

Quality and the Baldrige Framework

Reducing the Risk

SABE Conference 2012 - Photo Gallery

The Top Questions Asked About Inclusive Education: Patrick Schwarz

An Interview with Lou Brown (with Ed Skarnulis)

With an Eye to the Past – The history of deinstitutionalization in Minnesota

Video Index
Document Index

Willowbrook;

Dr. Bill Bronston and Friends on Willowbrook (2005)
Willowbrook Photo Essay
Willowbrook Timeline

With an Eye to the Past – The History of Deinstitutionalization in Minnesota

Document Index
Video Clips
The Honorable Elmer L. Andersen February 7, 2001 Remarks
The Honorable Roger Moe February 7, 2001 Remarks

News – Index/Links to News Items

Health Care – Index of health care related news items

David Durenberger Presentation (text-only version)
Citizen's Forum on Health Care Costs Report

Inclusion Daily Express Articles – Topic Index

News Archive

Partners in Policymaking® – www.partnersinpolicymaking.com

"Making Your Case" – e-Learning Course
"Partners in Employment" – e-Learning Course
"Partners in Education" – e-Learning Course
"Partners in Time" – e-Learning Course
"Partners in Living" – e-Learning Course
Coordinator Resources

Publications – order form, download links

Stories of Leadership
It's My Choice
A New Way of Thinking
Friends
It's Never Too Early, It's Never Too Late
Minnesotans Speak Out!
Making Futures Happen
Shifting Patterns
Making Your Case
Fanning the Creative Spirit (not available for download)

Resources – Resources Index

FS 360 Proposal
Links

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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.