The DDRB shares announcements, upcoming conferences and time sensitive information to help families remain connected with their community and have access to current best practices in the field of developmental disabilities.
The DDRB is providing two opportunities to attend its FY2020 Application for Funds Kick-Off Training. See below for details.FY2020 Kick Off
The St. Charles County Coalition of Service Providers is pleased to announce that the annual Direct Support Professional awards ceremony has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the DDRB office, 1025 Country Club Road, St. Charles, MO 63303. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
Recipients of the awards are people who provide direct support for individuals with developmental disabilities and who are dedicated to providing opportunities for the people they serve to become active, valued members of the St. Charles County community.
Please celebrate with us as we recognize those who have chosen a profession that is invaluable to those they serve. It is a time of heartwarming stories of hope and achievement in the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
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The DDRB is funding two new social programs through Easterseals Midwest.
PEERS Social Skills Group is a social skills program for individuals with autism who are in middle or high school. PEERS meets weekly for 1.5 hours and runs for 14 weeks.
Children’s Friendship Training is a social skills program for elementary school age children (3rd-5th graders) with milder forms of autism. This group meets weekly for one hour for 12 weeks.
Both programs are free to eligible St. Charles County families.
The next session begins in January. Call Easterseals Midwest Adminissions Department at 314-432-6200 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for dates, times and location.
Peers Social Skills Programs
Recipients of these awards are people who provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities and are dedicated to providing opportunities for the people they serve to become active, valued members of the St. Charles County community. This award is designed to recognize those individuals who demonstrate consistent dedication and who are frequently going above and beyond their typical day to day responsibilities.
The DDRB is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide support to the DDRB Case Management Team. This position is responsible for assuring that information is disseminated efficiently and accurately to the team. Download the document for details. All inquiries are confidential. No phone calls please.
The FY19 Funding Edition provides a break-out, by agency, describing each program funded by the DDRB in Fiscal Year 2019, including the contracted amount. This publication is also available in the Parent Resources section under Planning Guides on this website.
The DDRB is participating in a new regional partnership offering a coordinated approach toward obtaining resource referral and navigation assistance to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To learn more view or download the document.
CARF surveyors will hold an entrance conference on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. and an exit conference on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the DDRB office, 1025 Country Club Road, St. Charles, MO 63303.
The DDRB invited the surveyors to evaluate how well we meet international standards for quality. The survey will tell us what we are doing well and ways we might improve.
A survey team from CARF International will be visiting the DDRB on April 12 and April 13, 2018 to survey our organization for international standards for quality.