Monthly Archives: February 2016

CO DD Council Hosts Supported Decision-Making Event

By Marcia Tewell Quote from a participant in the presentation: I cannot thank the Developmental Disability Council enough. My world is very challenging and bringing these resources – such as Mr. Martinis – to Colorado has made all the difference in helping our lives be more live-able. I think your work is a blessing. — Dr. L.

The Developmental Disabilities Council was pleased to host Jonathan Martinis JD of the D.C. Quality Trust regarding supported decision-making (SDM), which is a way of thinking/acting that can avoid guardianship. It is a click here to read more

My Experience with the Inclusive Higher Education Certificate Program

By: Mason Billingsley

The Inclusive Higher Education Certificate Program is a very good program. It’s actually way better than the Douglas County school district bridge program.

It has very nice teachers, staff and student mentors. I enjoy the classes I am doing. I’m doing an online business management class. It’s a series of online videos (very interesting). I am also doing a Self-Advocacy class as well, along with a Learning How to Learn class. I enjoy being in the college environment. For transportation I take the light rail down to click here to read more