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.
MDDC is committed to creating a Maine in which all people are valued and respected because we believe communities are stronger when everyone is included.
You are Invited!
Join us on April 25th at Jewitt Hall
on the UMA Campus
We are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Inclusion Awards!
MDDC 2018 Inclusion Awards Essay Contest
1st Place: Caleb Richardson, Cony High School
2nd Place: Taylor Files, Windham High School
3rd Place: Raveena Angotti, Hodgdon High School
Honorable Mention: Lily Goltz, Lincoln Academy
Teacher of 1st Place Recipient: Tom Wells, Cony High School
School Participation: Hodgdon High School
MDDC 2018 Inclusion Awards Creative Expression Contest
1st Place: Sophia DeSchiffart, Narraguagus High School
2nd Place: Corilie Green, Freeport High School
3rd Place: McKenna Troast, Freeport High School
Honorable Mention: Alexander Les, Freeport High School
Teacher of 1st Place Recipient: Michelle Birkenshaw, Narraguagus High School
School Participation: Freeport High School
Thanks to all those who participated in this year's contest! The MDDC Inclusion Awards is a contest open to all Maine high school juniors and seniors, which celebrate extraordinary high school students who think deeply about issues of inclusion for people living with developmental disabilities.
Now Available – handouts/materials from the July 27, 2017 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Conference
Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns: As an early care and education provider, you play a critical role in the health and wellbeing of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need some extra help in their development. This FREE online training course, Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns, helps you fulfill this role by providing tools and best practices for monitoring the development of children in your care and talking about it with their parents. Click here for more information.
Continuing Education (CE) is available. You must complete all four modules, each quiz, and a final evaluation to qualify. Click here for more instructions.