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The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is made up of people from every region of the state who are appointed by the governor to develop and implement a five year plan to address the needs of persons with disabilities.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 14 April 2015 18:57)
Thanks to all who braved the weather and came to Galveston, Texas for our final “Ride for Autism” honoring Mr. Donald Royer!
FAREWELL TO DONALD DEAN ROYER
On Saturday September 27, 2014, Don was laid to rest in Churchpoint, Louisiana, his hometown just outside Lafayette, La. this man was one of our key Board Members and worked diligently for 12 years “Raising Awareness and Creating Resources” for those diagnosed with Autism across the Gulf Coast. He will be greatly missed and was an inspiration to us all!
Last Updated (Thursday, 02 October 2014 08:02)
11th Annual Camp Independence Video
July 3, 2014 brought 106 disabled citizens, their families, and caregivers to Gulf Islands Waterpark to enjoy a "Free" day of fun for all!! This event marked the "11th annual Camp Independence" hosted by Project Independence and Gulf Islands Waterpark in Gulfport, Mississippi. Families traveled from Lafayette Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi to enjoy a social outing with their loved ones. Additionally, families and caregivers were able to network with others. Participants were able to learn strategies, and gain support to help deal with the struggles associated with raising loved ones that have special needs.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:18)