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Welcome to the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council's (MDDC) website!

MDDC is a partnership of people with disabilities, their families, and public and governmental agencies which promotes and advocates for equal opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities to participate in every aspect of community life.

The Council has a vision that all people are included, supported, and valued in communities that offer them opportunities to participate and succeed as they choose.


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: MDDC is excited to announce that we have new trainings available for Caregivers, Case Managers, DSPs, Guardians, and Medical Providers.  Click here for more information

NOTICE: The Deadline for MDDC Inclusion Awards submissions has been extended by one week.  All entries are now due by midnight on Wednesday, February 22nd.

2017 Inclusion Awards: Essay Contest and Creative Expression Contest are under way!  These contests are open to Maine Juniors and Seniors and award cash prizes for students, schools, and teachers.  For full details visit our Funding Opportunities page.

Inclusion Awards Book!  MDDC has released a book of essays featuring the winning entries from the 2016 Inclusion Awards Essay Contest.  The book, Visions of Inclusion, features 13 essays and a poem submitted by Maine high school juniors and seniors.  For more information, or to request a copy, contact Angela Burgess at angela.b.burgess@maine.gov or 207-287-4213.

NOW AVAILABLE: MDDC will now offer Developmental Disabilities Health Technical Assistance through email.  You can email your DD Health related questions to DDHealthHelp.MDDC@maine.gov.  Check out the flyer for more information.

  DD Health Technical Assistance Flyer