2023 UDDC Annual Report

The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council Annual Report is now available. For additional formats please contact the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council at: 801.245.7350 or uddc@utah.gov

2024 Advocacy Awards

UDDC is now accepting nominations for our Advocacy Awards through January 31, 2024. The UDDC Advocacy Award is given to an individual who has made a commitment to improving the lives of Utahns with disabilities. The awardee is recognized for their efforts to help individuals with disabilities lead full, integrated lives and help make their communities inclusive and respectful. One award will …

2022 Annual Report

The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council Annual Report is now available. UDDC_2022_Report For additional formats please contact the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council at: 801.245.7350 or uddc@utah.gov

The ADA at 30: History and Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into the law the new Americans with Disabilities Act. This act had a profound impact on Americans who needed better accessibility. The Council is gathering stories, experiences, changes, and other thoughts about the history of the ADA to share in a Council publication. If you are interested in sharing your stories, please use …

January 2019 Council News

To receive this newsletter in your email inbox, please sign up for our monthly UDDC newsletter! [wpforms id=”2833″ description=”true”] Meet the UDDC Council Chair Kelie Hess Hello Everyone, Here we are in 2019! January is a time to set new goals and refocus on goals already set with a renewed energy. I feel so honored to have the opportunity to …

December 2018 Council News

Take Your Legislator to Work The UDDC Take Your Legislator to Work Program is in full swing! UDDC Executive Director, Libby Oseguera, and Representative Tim Quinn of the Utah State Legislature visited Wasatch Brewery employee James O’Neill and his manager Meredith Risley at the Park City brewpub. James showed Rep. Quinn all the hard work he does that helps encourage …

Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

October is National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month! Working with a disability doesn’t mean that the work is boring or not fun. You can do anything you set your mind to, with great success! The council is here to help, but there are a lot of other resources available online to help you find the right employment. This page from Learn …

Take Your Legislator to Work Has Begun!

Welcome to the Take your Legislator to Work Campaign! An invitation to Utah Lawmakers to visit constituents on the job showcasing the employability of workers with disabilities. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council (UDDC) and the Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) want to raise awareness that adults with disabilities can …