Facts and Figures

What Is a Developmental Disability Board?

FACTS ABOUT: Missouri’s County Developmental Disabilities (DD) Boards Here are some need-to-know facts about Developmental Disability (or DD) Boards — what they do, and how they function in a community. The Missouri county Developmental Disabilities (DD) Board program started in 1969. Counties, with a passing vote of their residents, can establish a county DD Board. 85 of Missouri’s 112 counties (and the city of St. Louis) have locally funded and controlled