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December 17, 2020

DDS Covid-19 Update

To:              DDS Families

From:         Commissioner Jane F. Ryder

Date:           December 17, 2020

Subject:  Covid-19 Update

Dear DDS Community:

As always, let me start by saying thank you. 

You have shown commitment, creativity, and patience since last March. We are in the midst of a second surge and you are again demonstrating your resilience during these difficult winter months.  

March 16, 2020

COVID-19 guidance and information for DDS individuals and families

Dear DDS Community:

I’d like to provide an update on the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) response to COVID-19.  As you know, Governor Baker has declared a State of Emergency and DDS is taking all necessary precautions and actions to protect your loved ones – their health and safety is our top priority. 

March 24, 2021

COVID-19 and Advocates

As COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus, continues to be a concern across our country and the world, we are taking these concerns very seriously and working diligently to prevent the spread of the virus at Advocates. Find the most recent updates here. 

September 18, 2020

Autism Waiver Open Interest Period 2020

The opportunity to apply for this waiver through an open request period will be held from October 17-31, 2020