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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 3:57pm

Governor Bill Haslam has signed a proclamation designating March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Gov. Haslam shared: "I’m proud of our state’s commitment to increasing opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to pursue their goals, contribute to their communities and live quality lives. From inclusive higher education programs on college campuses, to the Employment First focus of state and community agencies, to the new ABLE TN savings program led by the Tennessee Department of Treasury, there are countless examples of state agencies, community organizations and families working together to make sure Tennesseans with developmental disabilities have the chance to thrive." Read the proclamation and more info here.

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