Donna Sabecky of Community Connections in Yarmouth elected to ADDP chair

People with disabilities will have a strong voice on Beacon Hill

As the newly elected First Vice Chair of the Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP) Donna Sabecky, President of Community Connections will represent the concerns of service providers and people with disabilities who live and receive services in Massachusetts. Since 1985, Donna has been an active voice on Beacon Hill for individuals with developmental disabilities. In her new role, she will promote the advancement of meaningful, efficient and cutting edge services. As an unwavering advocate for disability services over the past 25 years, Donna Sabecky will be a strong voice on Beacon Hill.

This position serves to set positive public policy regarding services to people with disabilities. Donna will function as a liaison to the Governor’s Office and his administration, local legislators and disability advocates. Responsibilities include legislator education, on-going relations with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Commissioners of Developmental Services and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

Community Connections provides the highest quality services and opportunities for people with disabilities.  The agency fulfills that mission by serving over 675 individuals in 62 cities and towns throughout Southeastern Massachusetts.  To learn more about Community Connections programs and services, call 800-308-1321 or visit

The Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP) consists of 105 community organizations from across Massachusetts that provide services and supports to more than 32,000 people with mental retardation, other developmental disabilities, or traumatic brain injuries. The mission of the ADDP is to promote and ensure the strength of the community-based member organizations it serves. For more information about the ADDP, call 781-891-7327 or visit

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