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Council on Developmental Disabilities

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Disability Council

We are men and women who are committed to improving the lives of hundreds of CNMI residents with disability. We are passionate and are focused on issues related to self-determination, education, employment, transportation, housing, recreation, healthcare and overall quality of life of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

Assistive Technologies:

"Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functionally capabilities of individuals with disabilities."

Media and Social Networking:


Who we are:

The DD Council's mission is to promote systems change to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families have the same opportunities as others in the community. We shall continue to work hard to amplify the voice of individuals with disabilities and their families, because, the decisions we make here in the CNMI have a significant impacton their lives. The Council accomplishes this mission by helping to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members play a vital role in the design of and access to quality delivery of services, supports and other assistance and opportunities.

The Council shall work to promote the independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of those with developmental disabilities into the community. To achieve or fulfill this mission, the CNMI Council on Developmental Disabilities shall invest in people and organization that are committed to serving people with developmental disabilities and their families CNMI wide.

The CNMI Council on Developmental Disabilities
Building No. 1312, Capitol Hill
P.O. Box 502565 Saipan, MP 96950
Phone: (670) 664-7000/1
Fax: (670) 664-7030
TTY: (670) 664-7002