News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
Webinar: Black DSPs Matter Part Two: Demographics of the Workforce and the Implications of COVID-19

Webinar: Black DSPs Matter Part Two: Demographics of the Workforce and the Implications of COVID-19

After exploring the history and understanding of systemic racism in  Part One of the Black DSPs Matter Series, our next ...
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Virtual Training: Informed Decision Making

Virtual Training: Informed Decision Making

In embracing a person-centered approach and supporting self-direction, people receiving supports need to be empowered to make their own choices ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Andrea Miller

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Andrea Miller

Congratulations to Andrea Miller who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for June of ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk with Dave: The Art of the Apology

Webinar: Let’s Talk with Dave: The Art of the Apology

We are living in stressful times. We may end up doing or saying things we regret. This webinar will discuss ...
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Webinar: What Does Success Look Like in the NADSP E-Badge Academy?

Webinar: What Does Success Look Like in the NADSP E-Badge Academy?

In 2019, NADSP launched a new digital certification platform, the E-Badge Academy. Since its launch, you may have heard us ...
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ACL Announces NADSP as First Round Winner in Workforce Solutions Challenge

ACL Announces NADSP as First Round Winner in Workforce Solutions Challenge

‘Blazing New Trails for Community-Based Direct Support Professionals’ Challenge ACL Announces NADSP as First Round Winner in Workforce Solutions Challenge ...
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Action Alert: Chairman Scott, Rep. Wild, Rep. Lee Introduce The Direct CARE Opportunity Act

Action Alert: Chairman Scott, Rep. Wild, Rep. Lee Introduce The Direct CARE Opportunity Act

The NADSP is pleased to share that earlier this week, Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-VA), Rep. Susan Wild (PA-07), ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Nick Filarelli

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Nick Filarelli

Congratulations to Nick Filarelli  who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for May of ...
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Webinar: Black DSPs Matter: Systemic Racism in US History

Webinar: Black DSPs Matter: Systemic Racism in US History

Last year, the NADSP shared a statement of solidarity to those feeling the pain of systemic racism and marginalization. We ...
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NADSP Recommendations for the Development of the HCBS Access Act

NADSP Recommendations for the Development of the HCBS Access Act

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, Inc. (NADSP) Submits Recommendations for the Development of the HCBS Access ActEach year ...
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7 Reasons To Attend Community Inclusion Unplugged

7 Reasons To Attend Community Inclusion Unplugged

Thursday is NADSP’s next Virtual Training, Community inclusion Unplugged. There’s still time to register but we wanted to remind you ...
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New Report Released About DSP Workforce and COVID-19

New Report Released About DSP Workforce and COVID-19

The Institute on Community Integration’s Research and Training Center on Community Living for Persons with intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the University ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kimberly Bumgardner Bergman

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kimberly Bumgardner Bergman

Congratulations to Kimberly Bumgardner Bergman, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for April ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk with Dave Hingsburger; Getting Out of this Hot Mess Called COVID-19

Webinar: Let’s Talk with Dave Hingsburger; Getting Out of this Hot Mess Called COVID-19

In this webinar, Dave Hingsburger and Yona Lusky, Director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre at CAMH and H-CARDD discuss ...
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Virtual Training: Community Inclusion Unplugged

Virtual Training: Community Inclusion Unplugged

Are Zoom, Social Media and Technology the New Form of Isolation, Segregation and Exclusion for People with Disabilities? Will Zoom ...
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Direct Support Professionals and The Home and Community Based Service Settings Rule (HCBS): What You Need to Know

Direct Support Professionals and The Home and Community Based Service Settings Rule (HCBS): What You Need to Know

Next week Thursday, April, 1,Tanya M. Richmond, MSW, LCSW and Monica Robinson will host, "Direct Support Professionals and The Home and ...
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Webinar: Direct Support Professionals and The Home and Community Based Service Settings Rule (HCBS): What You Need to Know

Webinar: Direct Support Professionals and The Home and Community Based Service Settings Rule (HCBS): What You Need to Know

Description: March 17, 2014 is an important date for those receiving Medicaid-funded home and community based services (HCBS). On this ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: Three Ps in the Pod: The Pandemic, The Professionals and The People

Webinar: Let’s Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: Three Ps in the Pod: The Pandemic, The Professionals and The People

Join Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele as they discuss the latest article of the International Journal of Direct Support, "Three ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ashley Coppersmith

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ashley Coppersmith

Congratulations to Ashley Coppersmith, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for March of ...
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6 Reasons To Attend Our 2/24 Virtual Training

6 Reasons To Attend Our 2/24 Virtual Training

Tomorrow (2/24/21) is NADSP’s inaugural Virtual Training: Creating a Culture of Competency. There’s still time to register but we wanted ...
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