BDDS COVID-19 updates and activities

June 19, 2020

BDDS COVID-19 updates and activities

The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services is committed to working collaboratively with case managers and providers during this extraordinary time. We appreciate the hands-on and coordinated efforts and responses our case managers and providers have demonstrated. As part of this commitment, BDDS has the following updates of interest:

  • REMINDER – The application period for Day Service Sustainability Grants is currently open through Friday, June 24, 2020. Please visit the DDRS COVID-19 Resource webpage for more information including the instructional guide and application.
  • REMINDER – Public feedback on the Initial Concept paper closes today, June 19, 2020. Feedback may be shared in the following ways:
  • By completing our electronic survey available by clicking here.
  • Via Email:
  • The June 17, 2020, Provider and Case Manager Webinar is now available on the DDRS COVID-19 Resource webpage.
  • BDDS is hosting a Provider and Case Manager Webinar on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT. The webinar will include an overview of updates and clarifications on temporary policy changes related to COVID-19 and Appendix K. The webinar will be held via Microsoft Live. To participate please log in using this link.
  • During the webinar, we will provide a mechanism for participants to confirm their participation for purposes of receiving a Certificate of Attendance.
  • Additional Provider and Case Manager Webinars will be held as follows. Details for accessing these future events will be sent via DDRS Announcements prior to the webinar.
    • July 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT
    • July 29 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EDT