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Help Us “Beat the Heat”

36. That’s the number of fans doing their best to keep air moving in the workshop.  Unfortunately, there could probably be 136 fans and it would still be hot.  With temperatures reaching 90-plus degrees and heat ...

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Get your own 50th Anniversary Shirt

Check out our new Store page where you can purchase your very own HDC 50th Anniversary shirt. Shirts are 100% cotton and sizes run from adult small to 5X. We make it easy with options to ship ...

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26th Annual Bob Ott Memorial Nut & Candy Sale

Preparations are underway for the Boosters’ largest fundraiser of the year. Here’s what you need to know: Orders are now being taken. An order form is provided here and they are also available at the Hickory Grove, ...

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Since 1969, the Handicapped Development Center has been a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities. We believe all individuals are endowed with the same fundamental rights and needs, are entitled to opportunities promoting the fulfillment of those rights and needs, continue to develop throughout their lives, and should have the opportunity to become contributing members of their community.

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carf_goldseal_2016As a premier service provider, we passionately advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities by creating opportunities for them to succeed, to achieve, to grow, and to be happy.


The Handicapped Development Center is accredited by Carf for its Community Services and Employment Services programs. In the Fall of 2016, we underwent a Carf survey and received our 12th consecutive maximum three-year accreditation.

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Check out our link to our 2019 survey where we are asking for your thoughts on our programs.

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