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Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

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626 Main St., Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70821

The Council’s mission is to advocate for and support people with developmental disabilities to exercise control over their lives and participate fully in the community.
The Council engages in advocacy, systems change, and capacity building activities that contribute to a coordinated, individual and family-centered, individual and family-directed comprehensive system of community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that enable individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise self-determination, be independent, be productive, and be integrated and included in all facets of community life.

To build capacity and effect systems change, Councils are charged with carrying out specific activities in the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act:
To Organize and Enlist Others to Influence
To Empower
To Change Public Attitudes
To Advocate and Influence
To Demonstrate Innovation
To Provide Training and Technical Assistance
To Redesign the System
To Remove Barriers
To Educate Policy Makers
To Educate the Public
To Develop & Support Coalitions
To Outreach

Contact Information
Phone: 225.342.6804

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