Florida Developmental Disabilities Council

Florida Channel

A bill aimed at using technological devices to help track missing people with special needs and dementia-related issues is moving through both chambers of the Florida Legislature.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities Director Barbara Palmer speaking to award recipient and self-advocate Amanda Baker Thursday.
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Thursday marked Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day at the Florida Capitol, and many advocates came to Tallahassee to speak to lawmakers about their legislative priorities related to people with developmental disabilities.