Department of Economic Security: Division of Developmental Disabilities


The Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), works in partnership with:

  • individuals with developmental disabilities
  • their families
  • advocates
  • community members and service providers

The division:

develops, enhances and supports environments which enable individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve and maintain physical well-being, personal and professional satisfaction, participation as family and community members and safety from abuse and exploitation. 


An internship with this agency could lead to employment within DDD in the future.  As an intern, you will:

  • assist a support coordinator in their duties to learn all aspects of that position
  • assist in contacting families and all agencies involved with each individual to schedule service plan development and review meetings
  • attend these meetings
  • learn required paperwork and filing
  • become familiar with other agencies DDD works with
  • research and develop new resources


For more information, visit the organization’s website.