Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities

Hawaii

~~“The Council is responsible to engage in advocacy , capacity-building, and systemic change activities that are consistent with the policy in the federal law; and contribute to a coordinated, consumer and family-centered and consumer and family-directed, comprehensive system that includes needed community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The Council carries out its responsibilities through policy development, implementation and analysis; researching and promoting new approaches and best practices to services and supports; educating and informing policymakers and the public about developmental disabilities; developing and supporting coalitions; fostering interagency collaboration and coordination; providing training in leadership development and legislative advocacy; and eliminating barriers and enhancing design and redesign of systems.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • “The Council is responsible to engage in advocacy , capacity-building, and systemic change activities that are consistent with the policy in the federal law; and contribute to a coordinated, consumer and family-centered and consumer and family-directed, c
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