ALABAMA COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WINS TWO GOLD HERMES AWARDS FOR THEIR 2014 “I CAN” PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery, AL, May 12, 2014

The Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities (ACDD) received two gold Hermes Creative Awards for their 2014 “I CAN” Public Awareness Campaign, the agency announced today. The campaign won gold awards for the newly designed ACDD website http://acdd24316.wpengine.com and for their overall marketing campaign.

The 2014 “I CAN” Public Awareness Campaign was created by 24 Communications, a Montgomery, Alabama-based marketing firm selected by the ACDD in 2013 as a grant recipient to develop the campaign. The focus of the campaign is to raise awareness for the ACDD and highlight inclusive opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. The tagline for the campaign, “I CAN,” was created to showcase all the ways individuals with developmental disabilities can be a part of an inclusive society ( for example, “I CAN work”, I CAN achieve”, “I CAN play,” etc.). Other elements of the campaign include a new logo design, an official seal, billboard advertising, social media, brochures, flyers, banner displays and a campaign-specific microsite http://ican.acdd24316.wpengine.com. Read more.

 

ALABAMA COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ANNOUNCES MARCH AS DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AWARENESS MONTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery, AL, March 11, 2014

Disabilities Awareness Month is designed to increase understanding of important needs related to developmental disabilities such as housing, transportation, employment, social services and education. Secondly, Developmental Disability Awareness Month is a chance to break down social barriers and encourage inclusive living for individuals with developmental disabilities. Read more.

 

ALABAMA COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND ARC OF CLARKE COUNTY FOSTER INCLUSION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITES THROUGH “WE’VE GOT TALENT”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery, AL, January 27, 2014

The Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities (ACDD) will collaborate with The Arc of Clarke County (TACC) to support the project “We’ve Got Talent”. The purpose of this project is to foster inclusiveness in a rural area by offering community based art and music classes to individuals with developmental disabilities. Read more.

 

ALABAMA COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND AUTISM SOCIETY OF ALABAMA SUPPORT “DISABILITY AWARENESS FOR RESPONDERS & TAKE ME HOME ALABAMA”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montgomery, AL, January 27, 2014

The Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities (ACDD) will collaborate with the Autism Society of Alabama to help bring the project entitled “Disability Awareness for Responders and Take Me Home Alabama” to the State. Read more.