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.
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.
DD Committee Meetings on the 4th Monday of the month from September through June at 6:30 PM.
The November 26th DD Committee meeting will be a Planning Retreat, therefore it will be a closed meeting and for Committee Members only. The next Open Meeting will be Monday, January 28, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. and we will welcome guest then.
Contact the MH/DD/EI office at 610-292-5040 to confirm meeting dates.
Montgomery County Human Services Center
1430 DeKalb Street
1st Floor Board Room
Norristown, PA 19404-0311
In case of inclement weather, please contact our office at 610-278-3642 for confirmation of the scheduled meeting.
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.