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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.

Linking Policy


This site contains links to other web sites, including those owned or maintained by other government, private, or not-for-profit entities. Such links are provided for convenience and/or information purposes only.

In the course of providing comprehensive service and information, the Department of Administration may provide links to content not controlled by the State of Minnesota. No endorsement is intended or made of any link, product, service or information either by its inclusion or exclusion.

Hypertext links to external web sites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of the Department of Administration, at any time, without notice.

In addition, hypertext links may be created by the Department of Administration for informational purposes where the linked external web site will provide useful and valuable information to visitors to this web site, or where the linked external web site is required or authorized by law.

The Department of Administration will evaluate each requested link based upon the following criteria: The suggested Web site must either be a state or local government agency/quasi-agency or non-profit entity, or must provide information related to state or local government or other statewide interest. Commercial web sites will not be considered unless they provide significant information or services of a statewide interest or are in partnership with a state entity.

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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.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 2001MNSCDD-03, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

This website is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL),  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,120,136.00 with 83 percent funded by ACL/HHS and $222,000.00 and 17 percent funded by non-federal-government source(s). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACL/HHS, or the U.S. Government.