Takoma Park Mayor Proclaims March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart announced March 16 that the city will recognize each March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, according to a city proclamation.

The recognition is to promote respect towards people with developmental disabilities, such as ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and other disabilities, according to the proclamation.

“The City of Takoma Park strives to be an inclusive and equitable community where everyone is appreciated for their unique abilities,” the proclamation said. “The City of Takoma Park is a welcoming city that is dedicated to fostering acceptance and welcome of all residents and preventing discrimination and bullying.”

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