Below are the digital files of the Save the Date cards for DDDay, which will be held on May 26, 2016 at the Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls , NY.  We hope that you will spread the word and post these items on your webpages and social media accounts.

Also, please be sure to like our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/dddayconference/)  and follow DD Day on our official social media accounts so that you receive the most up-to-date information on DD Day!  And once our mystery Facebook keynote post gets 100 likes, we will reveal who our very special guest will be for this year’s event (it’s a big one – you definitely don’t want to miss out!!!).  A Facebook contest is coming soon, too!!  So what are you waiting for? 🙂

Thank You!!!

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Sponsorship and Vendor Table Opportunities for DD Day Available!


Did you know that sponsorships and vendor table packages are available for 2016’s DD Day?

Corporate, major corporate sponsorship, and vendor table package information can be found on our website at http://www.ddday.org/sponsorship/.

We hope you will join us at this wonderful event!

We look forward to seeing you in May!

DD Day Call for Presenters – Deadline January 29, 2016

DD Day Presenters Needed

The DD Day Program Committee  is currently looking for presentation submissions for the 2016 DD Day Conference on May 26, 2016.

The Committee is seeking an eclectic mix of workshops that meet the needs of a diverse group of conference goers. Presentations that offer a collaborative, practical model that can be utilized by other individuals or programs with similar needs will be given preference.

All presentations should be designed to last 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. Conference proposals, which are designed solely to promote an agency or an agency’s services, will not be considered.

Please visit the DD Day website’s Call for Presenters page – http://www.ddday.org/workshops/workshops-2/ – for the Presentation Information Sheet.

The deadline for presentation submissions is January 29, 2016.

DD Day Call for Performers – Deadline March 15, 2016


nebraska-clipart-24907668_BG1Attention Performers! Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day offers an opportunity for people with developmental disabilities to showcase their unique talents. All performances are held in The Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center Cataract Room throughout the day. The DD Day Entertainment Committee is looking for individuals and groups of individuals who would like to perform. These can include the following:

Singers ** Singing Groups ** Instrumentalists ** Dramatic Groups ** Dancers/ Dance Groups ** Comedians ** Dramatic Readings *** ETC…

To accommodate all performers scheduled, performances should be no longer than 15 minutes in length.

An upright piano is available for use at the performance site. Each group should plan on bringing its own instruments, equipment, music, etc.

Please visit the DD Day Performance Schedule Page on the DD Day website – http://www.ddday.org/workshops/performance-schedule/ – for the performer application.  The deadline for performance submissions is March 15, 2016.

Welcome to the Official Blog of DD Day!

Welcome to the Official Blog of DD Day!

On this blog, you will see the most up-to-date information on DD Day, including things such as calls for artists, presenters, and sponsors.

We will also feature cool things about DD Day present and even some  things from DD Day’s past!  Have anything you want to share from a past DD Day event?  Please email it to developmentaldisabilitiesday@gmail.com and your item may be featured in an upcoming blog post!

We may even have a contest or two on our shiny new blog – so you don’t want to miss out on a thing!

So be sure to bookmark this page and check back often!  Please also share our cool new blog with all of your friends!

New blog