Governor’s Council on
We are seeking public input on our draft five-year plan goals and objectives for 2022-2026.
Comments may be submitted on the following goals and objectives. This plan will be in effect for the for the period October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2026.
The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas (the Council) serves as the State of Arkansas’ council on developmental disabilities (DD). Under federal law, Public Law 106–402, each state is authorized to establish a DD Council, which receives funds to carry out initiatives for systems-change, capacity building, and advocacy. Through these activities, the Council promotes the inclusion, integration, independence and productivity of people with disabilities in community life. All State Councils on DD are required to develop five-year State Plans to enable them to effectively fulfill their mission.
The Council will submit a 5-Year State Plan to the federal Administration for Community Living for approval by August 15, 2021. The approved plan will be effective October 1, 2021.