The following organizations and entities are DD network partners of NCCDD:
Administration for Community Living (ACL): ACL is dedicated to ensuring that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families are able to fully participate in and contribute to all aspects of community life in the United States and its territories.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD): The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities is a comprehensive program for services, research and training relevant to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Disability Rights North Carolina: Disability Rights NC is a nonprofit organization whose team of attorneys, advocates, paralegals and support staff provide advocacy and legal services for people with disabilities across North Carolina. It is the state's federally mandated protection and advocacy system.
North Carolina Empowerment Network (NCEN): NCEN is the fourth organization in the state’s Developmental Disabilities Act-mandated network and is being cultivated as the statewide self-advocates’ organization to lead the self-advocacy movement in North Carolina. The acting Board of Directors is made up of 13 self-advocates from across North Carolina. Along with staffing resources, the NCCDD invested in training for the NCEN Board of Directors in the areas of governance, characteristics of a healthy board, finance management and group approach to problem solving.
The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act): The law intends to "assure that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to needed community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination, independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion in all facets of community life."