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We Can't Predict the Future...
But We're Sure Going to Try
And we need your help!
So, please join us at a Town Hall Meeting

Date: May 20, 2010 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Holiday Inn in Downtown Everett - 3105 Pine St

At this meeting you'll:
  • Have the opportunity to share your concerns and identify systemic changes you'd like to see
  • Learn how you can become more involved in DD issues at the local, state and national level
  • Learn more about the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
If you are:
  • A person with developmental disabilities
  • A family member of a person with developmental disabilities
  • A service provider for a person with developmental disabilities
  • A person interested in learning more about issues of concern for individuals with developmental disabilities
WSDDCThen you'll want to attend this meeting! Join us on May 20th for a town meeting to discuss your concerns about present and future issues affecting individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

About the Developmental Disabilities Council
The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a governor-appointed council. The Council works to promote the independence, productivity, and integration/inclusion or people with developmental disabilities (DD) into the community. The Council works toward this by:
  • Promoting systems change in both the DD & other "generic" systems
  • Increasing DD system capacity
  • Encouraging DD advocacy studies
For more information about the Council
Visit our website at

For more information or to RSVP for the meeting
Contact Linda West by email at or by phone at (800) 634-4473

42nd District

Senator Dale Brandland
Phone: (360) 786-7682

Representative Kelli Linville
Phone: (360) 786-7854
Representative Doug Ericksen
Phone: (360) 786-7980

39th District

Senator Val Stevens
Phone: (360) 786-7676

Representative Dan Kristiansen
Phone: (360) 786-7967

Representative Kirk Pearson
Phone: (360) 786-7816

40th District

Senator Kevin Ranker
Phone: (360) 786-7678

Representative Dave Quall
Phone: (360) 428-1023

Representative Jeff Morris
Phone: (360) 786-7970

To reach any legislator:

Toll-Free: (800) 562-6000