Council History Project: 1971 to Present

Disability History: Utah’s Disability Community


The United States and Utah have both had a long history of disability, advocacy, and community. The UDDC has compiled some of these important events. To view these community events as a PDF, click here.

Utah Developmental Disability Council: 50 Years of Serving Utah


Since its founding, the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council has worked to make Utah a better place for individuals with disabilities, their families, and the communities in which we live. To view our Council’s history since the passage of the DD Act in 1971, click here.

The ADA at 30: History and Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act


The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council will be collecting stories from people with disabilities, siblings, parents, and professionals about the impact the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) had on them. The stories will be featured in a Council publication and preserved for others to read and share. If you are interested in sharing your stories through video on our Self-Advocacy Spotlight, please select that option in the form below. Please share your stories through the Google Form by clicking here.