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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Department of Rehabilitation Services Help with Career Options
  The DORS Bureau of Rehabilitation Services & Bureau of Education Services for the Blind have joined together with private agencies in your area to help you to explore ways to advance in your career... Dates: December 2016 - March 2017

Monday, November 28, 2016
CT HCBS Statewide Transition Plan

Monday, November 21, 2016
DDS DRAFT Five Year Plan 2017-2022
  DDS’s Five Year Plan is a strategic statement of the department’s direction over the next five years and an outline of priorities which will be used to guide the current and future service system...

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Product Recall Advisory: Kidde Recall Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure
  The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that on November 10, 2016 the Kidde Co., a manufacturer of fire safety products, issued a recall of the Kidde NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms...

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder Housing (“IDASH”) Program
  The State of Connecticut Department of Housing, Department of Developmental Services, and Department of Social Services are pleased to announce this NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY for the development of supportive housing units. The IDASH Program (Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder Housing) is accepting applications on a rolling basis beginning January 25, 2017...

Monday, November 14, 2016
Annual Gathering of CT APSE and JDLN Held During National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  The CT Chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) hosts a statewide meeting of the CT Job Developers Leadership Network (JDLN) annually, each fall. The October 2016 meeting was held during National Disability Employment Awareness Month...

Tuesday, November 01, 2016
DDS Self Advocate Coordinators FY16 End of Year Report
  The DDS Self Advocate Coordinators (SACs) presented their FY16’ End of the Year Report to DDS Administration. The SACs shared various ways they do outreach to support the department’s initiatives.

Monday, September 19, 2016
DDS Dental Newsletter
  September 2016 - Volume 19

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Nick Glomb - The Family and Friends Roadside Cart, Featured in Go Local Magazine
  Go Local Magazine, July 2016, Volume 2, Issue 8

Thursday, September 01, 2016
Connecticut Updated Statewide Transition Plan for Alignment with the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Regulation Setting Requirements


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