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NH Council on Developmental Disabilities 2020 Awards

celebrating leaders making a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities, their families, and their communities.

Virginia Bowden Advocacy Award
Tammy Mills

Tammy Mills, winner of the Virginia Bowden Advocacy Award

For extraordinary leadership and commitment to dignity, equal rights, and full participation of people with disabilities in New Hampshire

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Outstanding Legislator of the Year
Senator D’Allesandro, Senator Fuller Clark & Representative Butler

Senator D’Allesandro, winner of the Outstanding Legislator of the Year
Senator D’Allesandro
Senator Fuller Clark, winner of the Outstanding Legislator of the Year
Senator Fuller Clark
Representative Butler, winner of the Outstanding Legislator of the Year
Representative Butler

Presented to policy makers who have made significant contributions to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities

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Smile Award
Friends of White Park Trust

View of Friends of White Park Trust, winner of the Smile Award
Friends of White Park Trust, winner of the Smile Award

Presented to a NH initiative that focuses on inclusive recreation for people with disabilities
friendsofwhitepark.org

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The Direct Support Professional Conference Planning Committee is honored to present the 2020 Direct Support Professional and Home Care Provider Award winners!

Diane Gregory, winner of the Home Care Provider of the Year Award
Diane Gregory, winner of the Home Care Provider of the Year Award
Jennifer Sawyer, winner of the Direct Support Professional of the Year Award
Jennifer Sawyer, winner of the Direct Support Professional of the Year Award

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DRC-NH, in collaboration with the UNH Institute on Disability and the New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities, distribute a quarterly RAP sheet to educate community members and policy makers about the latest research, policy, practice, and advocacy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Latest RAP Sheet

We Must Do Better

By Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Stephanie Patrick, and Isadora Rodriguez-Legendre Every few months, staff from the Disability Rights Center-NH, UNH Institute on Disability, and NH Council on Developmental Disabilities gather together to plan the focus area for each issue. We consider the most pressing issues and look at where there are opportunities to help our readers understand these...