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.
Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODDC) is welcoming applications from self-advocates, parents of individuals with disabilities and caregivers in all developmental disabilities regions, to become Council members and help us achieve our goals as we aim to increase opportunities for independence, inclusion, integration, productivity and self-determination. We especially interested in improving the diversity of our Council and welcome parents and individuals who represent diverse populations. We are also looking for improving representation of individuals and parents from rural areas of the state, especially if you live in the northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest corners of the state.
Visit their webpage for more information: https://moddcouncil.org/
If you are interested in applying, please download and complete the attached application provided in both PDF and Word for your convenience.
Completed applications can be emailed by July 27, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council, Attention: Vicky Davidson, Executive Director, 1706 East Elm Street, PO Box 687, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102.MODDC Board Membership Application
COVID-19 DRIVE-THROUGH TESTING AVAILABLE IN ST. CHARLES COUNTY MAY 26-30
Covid-19 testing available NOW in St. Charles County. The County encourages full use by developmental disability agency staff and consumers. If slots are already reserved, there is a drive in option. Please take advantage of this opportunity!
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) and Missouri National Guard will perform drive-through testing for COVID-19 at two St. Charles County locations for five consecutive days beginning May 26. The tests are open to all residents of Missouri who register online; they do not have to have COVID-19 symptoms to be eligible for the test.
Testing will be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, May 26-28, at the St. Charles County Department of Public Health, 1650 Boone’s Lick Road in St. Charles; and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, May 29-30, at the St. Charles County Youth Activity Park, 7801 Highway N in Dardenne Prairie.
Online registration is required through DHSS at health.mo.gov/communitytest or by calling the state hotline at 877-435-8411. Registrants will be given a 15-minute appointment block.COVID Testing 052620
Board Meeting and Access Information
The May DDRB Board Meeting is scheduled for May 21, 2020, at 7:00 PM via Zoom.
The annual public hearing related to FY2021 Funding Requests will be held. Financial documents summarizing the requests are attached to the agenda. Public comments are welcome related to requests and priorities for FY2021. You can attend the Zoom meeting to make comments and/or you can submit them in writing to me by noon on Thursday and I will forward them to the board.
Due to the closure of the DDRB office to the public on 03/17/2020, there will be no physical public access to the Board meeting. The public can, however, attend the meeting virtually by joining Zoom via video conference. Access instructions are included in the agenda.Rev 052120 Agenda
FACT (Family Advocacy and Community Training) is presenting a series of training via Zoom conferencing. Please refer to the flyer for topics, dates and details.
For DDRB Employees
Please see the attachment for information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
03-25-20 – The DDRB email system is down. However the phone system (636-939-3351) is still active and staff have forwarded their extensions to their remote locations. Please contact our office by phone until further notice.
United Way 211 has released a quick reference for COVID resources in Missouri and Illinois.
The DDRB has posted COVID-19 Virus information to the Planning Guides section of the website. This information was developed by and for people with disabilities. This information is also available in spanish.
The DDRB is closed to the public until further notice. Staff are working remotely and will remain available by phone or email. News and announcements can be found on the website at https://www.ddrb.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ddrbscc For up-coming board meetings, please refer to the agendas posted on the website for public access instructions. Agendas are located under Public Notices toward the bottom on the homepage.
After careful consideration the president of St. Charles Community College has decided to limit access to the campus for the week of March 15-21, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus.
Therefore, the Direct Support Conference scheduled for March 18th and 19th at the St. Charles Community College has been postponed.
The Direct Support Conference Committee will meet to discuss planning and a new date for the rescheduled conference.
We thank you for understanding that the precautions taken now will help to reduce the risk to everyone.