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12/16/2010Exciting News! Lowe’s Distribution Center now offering Part-Time Work (25 hours per week).
12/9/2010STS Residents Deliver Poinsettias to Governor Rell
11/29/2010United Nations 2010 IDPD, Keeping the promise: Mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals towards 2015 and beyond
December 3, 2010
11/19/2010Department of Developmental Services Press Statement - Messier vs. Southbury Training School
11/17/2010National Family Caregivers Month
11/15/2010DDS West Region Family Forum
Date: November 30, 2010, 4 p.m.
11/10/2010DDS Unveils New Emergency Command Center
11/9/2010Veterans' Day Remembered
DDS Takes a Moment to Remember and Honor Our Armed Forces
10/26/2010Personal Safety Awareness Training
Targeted Audience: DDS Case Managers, IFS Resource Teams, Clinical Staff who conduct home visits Choose one Date: December 15, 16 or 17, 2010
Walgreen’s Distribution Center is accepting applications for the November 29th - January 28th, training session.
10/18/201031st Annual Gift Run
Date: November 7, 2010; Ride Benefits Disabled People of All Ages
10/12/2010Department of Developmental Services Announces Capitol Avenue Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, and Military Families Appreciation Program
Date: November 8, 2010, 11 a.m. at 470 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT Conference Room C
10/7/2010Brown Bag Lunch Program at the Connecticut State Library
Robert Laughlin, a historical consultant, will present "Death by Witchcraft: Witch Trials and Medicine in 17th Century Connecticut" Thursday, October 21, 2010, from Noon to 12:45 at the Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford. Mr. Laughlin will take us back nearly 350 years in the past to investigate the first autopsy recorded in Connecticut and how it is connected to the 17th century witch trials that took place in Hartford, thirty years prior to the events in Salem, Massachusetts...
10/7/2010President Obama Signs into Law “Rosa’s Law”
9/30/2010DDS Dental News October 2010
Volume 8
9/23/201033rd Annual Jack O’Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race
To benefit people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Hosted by The Arc of New London County and the Cactus Jack Foundation. Sunday, October 3rd rain or shine, 9am-2pm
9/22/2010Governor’s Service Award for 2010
Governor M. Jodi Rell recently presented three Department of Developmental Services (DDS) employees with the highest honor in state service. North Region’s Debbie Albers, Supervisor Developmental Service Worker, Annette McGrath, Supported Living Worker and Carol Ziogas, Secretary 1 received the Governor’s Service Award for 2010 at a ceremony in the Old Judiciary Room at the State Capitol.
9/20/2010HARC's 22nd Annual Auction, Out of this World!
Old Friends Reunite, Robinson & Cole's Pat & Eric Daniels of Glastonbury Co-chair HARC's 22 Annual Auction. Date: Saturday, November 13, 2010, 6:30 - Midnight
9/16/2010Save the Date - The Ninth Annual Self-Advocates Conference on Personal Health & Well Being
Date: October 29, 2010. Limited space so register now.
9/14/2010Violence in the Workplace Policy and Procedures Manual for Human Resource Professionals
9/13/2010Connecticut DDS Pathway to a Better Job
9/13/2010Save The Date! - The Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities, 40th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
9/13/2010The 40th Annual Roaring 20’S Antique Car Show
September 19, 2010,(Rain Date September 26)
9/9/2010Dysphagia Train the Trainer Event
October 18, 2010, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Connecticut Valley Hospital, Lee Auditorium, Middletown, CT
9/8/2010The Fragile X Society of Connecticut Presents a One Day Conference
October 16, 2010
9/7/2010Constitution Day Program at the Connecticut State Library
September 16, 2010
9/3/2010HARC Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation
HARC, Inc. is pleased to announce that it was awarded another three-year accreditation from CARF, International (formerly the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). A three-year accreditation represents the highest level of CARF achievement. HARC has been awarded three-year awards since its first accreditation in 1982.
9/2/201014 th Annual Quiet Corner Cycling Classic To benefit Camp Quinebaug
Saturday, September 18, 2010, Rain or Shine; 100, 50, 24, and 8-mile tour through N.E. Connecticut
9/2/2010Governor Rell Announces Stand Down 2010 for Veterans Will Be Held September 10
8/31/2010Connecticut DDS Individual Employment Technical Assistance Project
8/10/2010Job Developer Training Offered!
8/5/2010Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and ARC-CT File Settlement Agreement in Class Action Lawsuit UPDATE
7/28/2010West Region Resource Fair
August 19, 2010, 4 pm - 7 pm., Henry Abbott Technical High School, Danbury, CT
7/20/2010“CHANGE” Juried Exhibit of Visual Art
7/20/2010Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 20 Years
7/13/2010Department of Developmental Services Press Statement
Messier vs. Southbury Training School
6/30/2010DDS Holiday Closing
The Department of Developmental Services will close its administrative offices and public day services throughout the state on Friday, July 2, 2010, which is a furlough day for state employees and Monday, July 5, 2010, for a state holiday. All 24 hour residential services and respite centers will remain open with essential staff during this time.
6/29/2010Additional Information on Speakers Joe & Marilyn Henn
Employment For All: A Day of Thinking Creatively about Jobs - Held on April 29, 2010
6/29/2010ANNOUNCEMENT! DDS Employment Conference
July 21st, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Farmington Marriott Hotel
6/24/2010Carlos Colon of Manchester, CT, HARC's 2010 Advocate of the Year
6/9/2010Safety Reminder on Door Locking Arrangements
6/8/2010The Division on Career Development and Transition Regional Conference Presents Transition in the 21st Century
Date: October 14-16, 2010
6/3/2010Siblings Richly Rewarded Workshop
Date: June 17, 2010
6/1/2010DDS Executive Brief
May 26, 2010 - Issue 33
5/21/2010Camp Harkness Open House
Mark Your Calendars... Camp Harkness Open House
5/19/2010CHANGE: A Juried Exhibition of Visual Art Created by Artists with Disabilities
June 11th – August 20th, 2010, Opening Reception: Thursday, June 17th, 4:30-6:30pm
4/29/2010Direct to Families - April 2010
4/28/2010People First of Connecticut Conference
Date: June 5, 2010
4/26/2010DDS Dysphagia Train the Trainer
Date: June 7, 2010 - This training is designed for private provider Speech Language Pathologists, Physical and Occupational Therapists, RNs, or Supervisors and Managers with over 3 years of experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.
4/20/2010The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an international treaty that identifies the rights of persons with disabilities as well as the obligations on States’ parties to the Convention to promote, protect and ensure those rights.
4/15/2010Caregiver Education Program
Presented by The Kennedy Center, Inc., Dept. of Developmental Services Aging Services,and Southwestern CT Agency on Aging - Parents, Siblings, Guardians and Case Managers are invited to attend this series of presentations.
4/15/2010Aging Individually - Conference focusing on Aging issues
Date: May 7, 2010, sponsored by CCADD, DDS, and AAIDD Space is limited please register by 4/30/10.
4/13/2010DDS Dental News
A Quarterly Newsletter, April 2010 - Volume 7
3/30/2010WISE Connections Session
This is a great opportunity for consumers and their families to learn how to increase income/assets through improved job development activities, by advocating for enhanced ongoing job supports and through better management of disability benefits.
3/24/2010Employment For All: A Day of Thinking Creatively about Jobs
April 29, 2010, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
3/23/2010DDS Self Advocate Coordinator Honored at Special Olympics Dinner
3/23/2010DDS Commissioner Inducted in Special Olympics Hall of Fame
3/19/2010CT Family Support Council Meet and Greet
3/18/2010The Connecticut Youth Leadership Project is Seeking Staff Members for the 2010 Youth Leadership Forum for High School Students with Disabilities
3/15/2010University of Delaware's Summer Leadership Institute ~ July 11 - 16, 2010
Application Deadline: April 12, 2010
3/10/2010Connecticut Showcases Creative Jobs with Employment Idol
3/2/2010Save the Date for the Aging Individually Conference
Date: May 7, 2010, sponsored by CCADD, DDS, and AAIDD
3/1/2010Opportunities for Connecticut Artists with Disabilities
2/16/2010Food Recall Advisory
Recall of Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars Due To Salmonella
2/11/2010DDS Information for 2010 U.S. Census
U.S. Census Bureau's Hartford Local Census Office Information
2/11/2010Mission Statement
1/28/2010Information for Families on Changes to Provider Reimbursement for Employment Supports and Day Services Providers
1/27/2010Respectful Language
1/26/2010Updated Food Recall Advisory
Recall of Parkers Farm, Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minnesota Food Products Due to Potential Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
1/25/2010Food Recall Advisory
Recall of Daniele International Italian Sausage Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
1/19/2010Updated Food Recall Advisory
Recall of Parkers Farm, Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minnesota Food Products Due to Potential Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
1/15/2010DDS Respectful Language Policy
Dated: January 15, 2010
1/14/2010Gov. Rell Issues Call for "Charity & Compassion" to Help Haiti
1/13/2010Joyce Peters, HARC’s VP of Programs & Services, Retires: “Changing lives and changing minds” for Forty Years!
1/12/2010Food Recall Advisory
Recall of Parkers Farm, Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minnesota Food Products Due to Potential Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
1/4/2010Governor M. Jodi Rell Nominations - Citizen Service Above Self Honors
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation have asked me to submit nominations of Connecticut citizens for the Citizen Service Above Self Honors award. Those eligible for the nomination are ordinary American citizens, who without expectation of fame or reward, have placed others before them in some extraordinarily courageous way...
1/4/2010Governor Rell: State’s Care & Share Food Drive To Benefit Thousands This Holiday Season
State Employee Holiday Drive Delivers 4.5 tons of food, $28,000 in Cash
1/4/2010Former DMR Commissioner Dies
Gareth David Thorne passed away quietly November 30, 2009 at his home in Arizona at age 87.

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