Latest News from the Board

 The Board, along with it's partners in the Developmental Disability Network, has issued a letter to multiple state agencies regarding how to mitgage the disruption caused by the cronoavirus on people with disabilities - Developmental Disabilities Network Letter regarding COVID-19.

 The March 11 Board meeting has been canceled. Board members will be contacted with more information as details become available. Anyone wishing to submit public comment can do so by emailing

 The Board has released it's 2020 update to the current five year state plan. To read the update, visit our Planning Documents and Reports page.

LogoThe Board is now taking applications for participants in the 2020 Youth Leadership Academy. For full details and to download the application, click here.

LogoThe Board is pleased to announce a grant award for over $448,000 to multiple Virginia organizations and their projects to encourage inclusive communities and improved policies and services for people with disabilities. For more details, see the Board's announcement HERE.

 The 2019 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 Early Intervention and Community Living services and supports for people with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth.

2019 Assessment - Early Intervention
2019 Assessment - Community Living

Photo of a gavel The Independent Reviewer’s Report to the Court for the 14th review period has been released. The full text of the report can be found HERE.

LogoThe Board has created several handy new infographics to summarize our operations and the results of our 2017 Assessments!


 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 Federal Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report Highlights are now available. You can download a copy of the highlights report HERE.

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