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

May 2021 Council News

            Independent Living Center Summer Conferences The Utah Statewide Independent Living Council is partnering with all Independent Living Centers across the state as part of the centers’ summer programs. These one day “mini-conferences” are being held across the state. Spots are filling up fast for these sessions! Interested participants should reach out to the individual …

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 …

April 2020 Council News: COVID Resources

COVID-19 Resources and Information We at the UDDC recognize that we are all impacted by COVID-19 differently. We also understand that many are working to overcome uneasy feelings, disruptions to our daily routines and concern for our family, friends and communities. As we navigate new challenges, we have collected some tools and resources for you. These resources are found by …

December 2019 Council News

Council Applications are Open Soon! We are looking for new volunteer Council members! Council members have an impact in their communities by helping to educate the public, inform policymakers, improve systems,support self-advocacy, and work to build community capacity. Terms are three years, starting October 1, 2020. Applications open January 1, 2020. The application process closes April 15, 2020. If you …

Public Comment Opportunities

The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council is hosting meetings across the state of Utah what you think your community needs. The council is seeking public input as they are developing their new state plan that guides advocacy work for the next five years. Funding is available to pay for mileage for those living in neighboring counties. Please email uddc@utah.gov if you …