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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.

Council Meeting Schedule


The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) meets in-person on the first Wednesday of the even-numbered months. Regular GCDD meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The meetings will be held at the Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 2025 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

The meeting dates for Federal Fiscal Year 2023 are:

October 5, 2022
December 7, 2022
February 1, 2023
April 5, 2023
June 7, 2023
August 2, 2023
October 4, 2023

Minutes from recent meetings may be reviewed at the Meeting Minutes page »

Under provisions of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (P.L. 106-402), the GCDD's business – information, education, and training – is intended to increase the independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and their families in the community.

For further information, contact the GCDD at:

Phone: (651) 296-4018
Toll free: (877) 348-0505
Minnesota Relay Service:
(800) 627-3529

Email: admin.dd@state.mn.us

Individuals needing accommodations should contact the GCDD at least 10 days in advance of the meeting date.

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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.