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Welcome to the Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities (KCDD)

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Charting the LifeCourse Framework

Supporting positive life trajectories

2023 Kansas State Legislature

Both the House and Senate ​will come to order at 2 PM on Monday, January 08, 2024. Disability advocates are urged to get involved!

Opens January 08, 2024

Leadership Development Opportunities

KCDD encourages​ ​disability ​advocates to develop their leadership skills through the Kansas Center for Leadership. Scholarships are available​.​
​If interested in participating, contact us.

Stop the Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

If you suspect a child, a person with a disability or anyone is being abused, neglected or exploited, call the Kansas Protection Report Center at 1.800.922.5330, or, from outside Kansas, call 1.785.296.0044.

If someone is in immediate danger or needs medical assistance, call 911!

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Action Alerts

KCDD’s action alerts keeps self-advocates, parents, guardians and allies informed on state and national legislative and budgetary issues. Sign up to subscribe.

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Inclusive Leadership Development

Program plays an important role in strengthening and encouraging self-advocacy and self-determination. Kansas Leadership Center welcomes members of the disability...

About the program 

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Charting a LifeCourse

The Charting the LifeCourse Framework helps people and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and...

About the framework 

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Quality Assurance

KCDD is now focusing on the prevention of abuse and assuring quality care for people with disabilities in healthcare, schools, group homes and day care settings.

About quality care 

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Welcome to
Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities
Welcome to the Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities (KCDD or Council). The Council supports people with developmental disabilities so they have the opportunity to make choices regarding participation in society and quality of life. The Council’s mission and activities are driven by its current Five-Year State Plan and is authorized under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act) as well as applicable state statutes. Learn more about KCDD 

Charting the

Develop a vision for a good life.
Think about what you need to know and do.
Identify how to find or develop supports.
Discover what it takes to live the life you want to live.


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Five Year State Plan

· Creating Leaders & Empowering Advocacy
· Leading Systems Change


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