Individual and Family Support in Missouri
Resources and Training
DDD and You Easy Reader Series
The DDD and You Easy Readers were developed to provide individuals and families with plain language, easy-to-read information about the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities, resources, and supports.
Click the links below to see easy read guides on topics that have to do with rights, housing, safety, and understanding services and supports that people can get.
Charting My LifeCourse
Charting My LifeCourse is a set of online interactive trainings produced by self-advocates for self-advocates specifically for advocates with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families.
The Charting My LifeCourse trainings are organized around the following topics:
The production of the series was sponsored and funded by the Missouri Department of Developmental Disabilities (MoDDD) and the University of Missouri Institute for Human Development's (UMKC IHD) Charting the LifeCourse Nexus team. The interactive trainings below are provided for free, there are no charges or fees associated with these presentations. If you would like a free Charting My LifeCourse Certificate of Completion, a companion online course is available by clicking here.
Find more tools, training, and information to help you plan your good life at lifecoursetools.com.
For peer and family support and resources, check out the Missouri Family to Family Resource Center.
If you're looking for local information about self-advocacy, go to https://www.missouripeoplefirst.org/chapters/ to find a nearby chapter of Missouri People First.
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