Our vision is for people with complex developmental disabilities to have significant relationships, access to full participation, and inclusive options in their communities, with quality supports.
The mission of ABCD is to: 1) influence the development and implementation of public policy; and 2) support its members, in improving the lives of people with complex physical and neurological developmental disabilities so they can achieve the highest level of purpose and dignity.
ABCD is committed to empowering people with complex developmental disabilities through the advancement of beneficial public policy and successful supports. Our core values demonstrate that we are here to serve the best interests of the individuals and their families who do not always have a voice in the policy development process.
Achieving our mission is best reached through a combination of education, information, advocacy, interagency collaboration, and the supports provided by our member agencies, and is framed by the following core values: