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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

MDHHS Celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month


March 16, 2023


Governor Whitmer has proclaimed March to be Developmental Disability Awareness Month in Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) together with the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council (MiDDC) and Governor Gretchen Whitmer are recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The recognition is meant to raise awareness and educate the public about developmental disabilities while highlighting the strengths, abilities, and important contributions of people with developmental disabilities. Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month was first proclaimed on March 2, 1988 by then-President Ronald Reagan, setting aside the month of March to incr...

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