Interacting with Autism

Voices from the Spectrum, The Parents' Perspective, Sensory Issues, Causes, Diagnosis, Prevalence, In the Media, The Vaccines Controversy

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Budget & Disability Policy Brief



Legislation passed by the 2016 KY General Assembly. Read Full Brief

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We are a small nonprofit with a great big vision: a society that includes, values and empowers children and adults with developmental disabilities. Learn how we are changing lives.

About Us

The Council was founded more than 60 years ago by pioneering parents seeking services to meet the unique needs of their children with developmental disabilities. Today, this legacy of advocacy continues to inspire our work.

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News & Special Events

Read our newsletters, learn the latest on our advocacy and outreach efforts, and discover how to participate in memorable events that support our mission.

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Programs & Services

We’re here to empower you. The Council offers services to individuals with ID-DD and their families through all life’s stages. Our offerings include advocacy, family outreach, referral activities, and training seminars on Medicaid waivers, guardianship and planning for the future.

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Weber Gallery

Weber Gallery, a program of The Council, advances our mission through the creation and exhibition of art. The gallery promotes both artists with developmental disabilities and professional artists, who partner with each other and with the gallery to exhibit their work side by side.

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