The DDRB strives to keep you informed of news and information relating to developmental disabilities. In this section we share information of a timely nature or that brings context through real life examples of how we fulfill our mission.
The DDRB and Coalition of Service Providers of St. Charles County are seeking nominations for the annual Direct Support Professional Awards. 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.
Nominations are due by October 4, 2019. Awards will be presented November 21, 2019.
October 3 – 5, 2019
Marriott St. Louis West
The Brain Injury Association of Missouri Annual Statewide Conference is the only Conference in Missouri established specifically to address current trends in innovative therapeutic strategies, cutting-edge and best practice treatment options, and research relating to brain injury.
This Conference features national and local experts addressing issues of interest to professionals, survivors of brain injury and family members.
Sessions held Thursday and Friday focus on topics of interest to therapists, medical personnel, mental health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, care coordinators, vocational experts, community support staff, and others who provide care for persons with brain injury.
On Saturday, a special Survivor & Family Seminar is held in conjunction with the BIA-MO Annual Statewide Conference.
Register online at www.biamo.org
The 2019 Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Resource by the Missouri Budget Project in partnership with Kids Win Missouri and the Missour Coalition of Children’s Agencies is available on our website by clicking on Parent Resources then Resource Publications.
Using simple assistive technology in innovative ways helps individuals enjoy greater independence.David Gould Technology
The Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of St. Charles County will host a Agency Hearing meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the DDRB Office, 1025 Country Club Road, St. Charles, MO 63303.
July 10, 2019 Agency Hearing Agenda Revised
The Direct Support Professionals Conference has been rescheduled to August 7th and 8th. Both days will feature Dave Hingsburger who is an international presenter on direct care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Download the flyer and registration form.
Conference Flyer and Registration
The Developmental Disabilities Resource Board of St. Charles County is accepting proposals that support innovative technology initiatives to improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. Bidding instructions and requirements are contained in the document below.
Proposals are due 05/20/19 at 12:00 pm.
The DDRB reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities.
RFP Technology First Initiative
The DDRB is seeking a full time case manager to work for individuals with developmental disabilities living in St. Charles County.
CM Full App 021919
The St. Charles County Department of Public Health is leading a county-wide effort to identify public health issues within the community and develop strategies to address those concerns.
To evaluate available resources and determine important issues affecting St. Charles County, an online survey through Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) is now available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MAPPsurveySCC
Your answers will help to identify community needs and provide resources to better serve you and others. Please complete the survey yourself and invite friends and family who live in St. Charles County to provide their input as well. If you would prefer to hand-complete the survey, call 636-949-7400 to obtain a printed version.