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New Committee Launches To Focus On Adequate Support For Those With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities

The Legislative Research Commission’s new Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities held its first meeting on Tuesday. Co-chaired by Senator Michael Lee (R-New Hanover) and Representative John Bradford (R-Mecklenburg), the committee launched with a charge to “study and recommend changes in policy for consideration by the General Assembly regarding the quality and availability of evidence-based services to support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (“IDD”) in retaining employment.” Education stands among the forefront of their conversation, goals, and future issues for consideration.

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