Latest News from the Board

 Virginia will be offering new high quality, low cost healthcare coverage to thousands of people with disabilities beginning January 1, 2019. Qualification criteria have changed and new plans are available. To see if you qualify and to get enrolled, visit

LogoThe Board is currently accepting applications to fill a number of vacancies, including slots for individuals with a developmental disability, the parent/guardian of an adult OR minor child with a developmental disability, and the immediate relative of an adult with developmental disability who cannot advocate for themselves.

Visit our Appointments page for details on how to apply.

 The Board is looking for motivated and dedicated advocates to join the next class of Partners in Policymaking. Is that you? Find out.

Learn more about PIP and start your application.

Photo of a gavel The Independent Reviewer’s Report to the Court for the 13th review period has been released. The full text of the report can be found HERE.

 The VBPD has issued its response to the Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial regarding educating children with autism in general education classrooms. You can read the response here.

 The 2018 Virginia Board for People with Disabilities Disability Services Assessments have been published. The Assessments identify critical issues, data trends, and unmet needs of people with developmental disabilities, and offer recommendations for improving the accessibility, availability, and quality of housing and transportation services and supports for people with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth.

2018 Assessment - Housing
2018 Assessment - Transportation

LogoThe Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report Highlights are now available. You can download a copy of the highlights report HERE.

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