Utah DD Council 40th Anniversary
Click here to view the presentation given at the 40th Anniversary Luncheon giving a great overview of the Council's accomplishments over the years.
There are also many photographs taken at the luncheon, which can be accessed here.
40th Anniversary Video
Click here to see the Council's video "Keep People Home. Keep People Working". The video highlights the importance of supporting individuals and families in their communities. Funding disability supports is sound economic public policy!
Bekke Robb of Self Reliance of Utah, received a $500 donation through the Pay It Forward Program hosted by Mark Koelbel of KUTV2 News. Congratulations, Bekke! If you would like more information about Bekke Robb and Self Reliance of Utah, please go to this website: http://www.selfrelianceut.org/about.htm
CBS News: John Blackstone tells the tale of Jeff Daly, a man who searched to find his long-lost sister after 47 years of separation (and her institutionalization), and went on to make the film "Where's Molly" documenting his quest.
Student with Down Syndrome Finds Success at Utah Valley University
Reed Hahne of Orem, Utah knows he's a bit different from some of his peers. Reed has Down syndrome, but his condition isn't keeping him from living his dreams. KUER's Jennifer Napier-Pearce reports.
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New Training Videos for People First
Check out these training videos:
Filling the GAP
Alliance for Full Participation
The Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) is a formal partnership of leading organizations serving the developmental disabilities field that share a common vision- to help create a better and more fulfilling quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. AFP was created in this vision and the hope that through the diversity of our many voices we can collectively achieve this goal.
Determined to Vote
Voting is both a right and responsibility of all United States citizens over the age of 18. The Utah DD Council and People First have produced a video, called Determined to Vote, to help people learn about the mechanics of the voting process - from getting registered to actually voting.
Go Vote PSA
"The Go Vote" public service announcement was developed by the National Technical Assistance Center for Voting and Cognitive Access. The National TA Center is managed and implemented by self-advocacy leaders, working in partnership with Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered, Portland State University , Oklahoma Disability Law Center, TheArcLink, and the University of Illinois - Chicago. View the PSA.
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