Developmental Disabilities Committee

The Developmental Disabilities Committee is a standing committee of the MH / Developmental Disabilities Board. Members are appointed by the Board with representation from families, providers of services, interested members of the community and self-advocates. The Developmental Disabilities Committee advises both the Board and the County Developmental Disabilities Office on issues affecting the Developmental Disabilities system.

OUR PURPOSE

To promote the development of quality services for individuals with Developmental Disabilities by considering issues relating to the county Developmental Disabilities program. The Developmental Disabilities Committee will monitor the quality of existing services, determine the ongoing needs of individuals with Developmental Disabilities, and develop partnerships with supports coordination, advocacy groups, educational and provider agencies, and the community at large.

Future Planning Meeting

Join us for a Zoom presentation by Randy Hope Steen, Esquire, on Guardianship, Special Needs Trusts, Power of Attorney, and other topics to assist in planning for the future of your family member.

November 23, 2020 at 6:30pm

RSVP by email no later than Friday, November 20th - amchale@montcopa.org or call 610-292-5040

Meeting Details

The DD Committee Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of most months from September through June at 6:30pm.

The tentative 2020-2021 meeting schedule for the DD Committee is:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (note: meeting is a Tuesday)
Monday, October 26, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020
Monday, January 25, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021
Monday, April 26, 2021
Monday, June 28, 2021

Contact the MH/DD/EI office at 610-292-5040 to confirm meeting dates and format of the meeting.  

Meetings are currently being conducted through Zoom. Contact our office for a link and phone number if you are interested in attending.  

When in-person meetings can resume, they will be held at:

Montgomery County Human Services Center
1430 DeKalb Street
1st Floor Board Room
Norristown, PA 19404-0311

THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU!

The Montgomery County Developmental Disabilities Committee meets monthly to discuss issues facing individuals with developmental disabilities.This group works diligently to develop partnerships with families, caregivers, schools, supports coordination, advocacy groups, provider agencies, and the community at large.We strive to collaborate around solutions to current issues and promote growth opportunities for people who have developmental disabilities.In addition, we enjoy the opportunity to recognize exemplary services and outcomes by planning the annual Developmental Disabilities Awards Breakfast, held yearly in March.

At this time, the Committee is looking for energetic, dedicated people who would like to join us.If you are interested in becoming a member of our committee or would like additional information, please contact Gerry Feeny at 610-292-5040.