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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Leigh Anne Wenning

March is celebrated nationally as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. At the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, we want to shine a light on people of all abilities. People with developmental disabilities (DD) are our friends, neighbors, coworkers and family members and our community is stronger when we include everyone. Usually this month-long celebration is… Read more »

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

scbdd leigh anne wenning

This month we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and work to educate everyone on the value of a workforce inclusive of all skills and talents. This year, the Department of Labor is celebrating more than 70 years of advocacy with disabilities. The Shelby County Board of DD (SCBDD) employs staff who specialize in… Read more »