Thursday, March 18, 2021

DC DD Council Meeting TODAY and DD Awareness Month Continues!

I'll be brief!  

Today is the DD Council's quarterly public meeting - BE THERE to hear about the DDC's advocacy agenda for 2021 and the 2022-2026 state plan!

And DD Awareness Month online events continue, with: OSSE and DDS on Friday, March 19; Project ACTION! this Saturday, March 20; Players Unlimited and others on Wednesday, March 24; and the final big event on Wednesday, March 31!  All the details are here:  

And STAY TUNED for more informative and enjoyable events next month for Autism Acceptance Month - watch this space!

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

"Crip Camp" and More!


The coming weeks will bring some welcome entertainment –

The D.C. DD council, along with other partners, will be sponsoring a whole series of events over the course of March for DD Awareness Month (DDAM).  The first one is a movie night, Friday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. – a screening of the film, “Crip Camp” (, featuring renowned activist Judy Heumann and produced by the Obamas!  Register here:  The full calendar of DDAM events will be coming out soon, watch this space:

Thursday of next week, March 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Quality Trust ( will host its annual Better Together reception, virtual this year and with a twist:  This year will be a Paint & Sip extravaganza!  So get your tickets here:, and prepare to create a masterpiece!

Starting Monday, March 8, Special Olympics DC will hold a special fitness class via Zoom on Mondays, 3;00-3:30, and Fridays 10:30-11:00, all the way through March and April – see for more information and the Zoom link.  This is a great way to get ready for the spring!

We all need some enjoyment – even if it’s still virtual – so make time for one (or all!) of these!