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By Dina Meneely
Malta Opportunities Inc 

MOI celebrates March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month


March is Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. All month long, Malta Opportunities, Inc. (MOI) is promoting knowledge and understanding of people with developmental disabilities and the contributions we make to the Malta and Phillips County community.

In 1987, President Reagan, on the shoulders of the hard working of the 1970s and 1980s to move away from institutions and toward community life, declared March Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The rights of people with disabilities were furthered with the 1990 passing of the Americans With Disabilities Act, making it ille...

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