The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council (DDAC) provides recommendations for statewide priorities and goals for services for individuals with developmental disabilities in cooperation with the OPWDD commissioner. The council has no executive, administrative, or appointive duties. Some of its responsibilities are:

  • To foster public understanding and acceptance of developmental disabilities.
  • Advise the commissioner on matters related to the development and implementation of the statewide comprehensive plan.
  • Advise on any matter related to individuals with developmental disabilities and on policies, goals, budget and operation of developmental disabilities services.

The DDAC meets quarterly. The next one is being held at a variety of locations statewide, as well as virtually.


When: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Where: In addition to attending virtually, you can attend in person at one of the locations listed below.

  • Albany: Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 1, Albany
  • NYC: Center for Family Support, 333 Seventh Avenue, 9th Fl., NYC
  • Buffalo: People Inc., 1219 North Forest Road, Williamsville
  • Central New York: LIFEPlan CCO NY 290 Elwood Davis Road, Suite Liverpool
  • Long Island: 191 Bethpage-Sweethollow Road, Old Bethpage

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