News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
News: New York State Partners with NADSP to Provide NADSP Certification to 2400 Direct Support Professionals

News: New York State Partners with NADSP to Provide NADSP Certification to 2400 Direct Support Professionals

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has entered into a three-year contract with the New York State Office for ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Bianka Gomez

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Bianka Gomez

Congratulations to Bianka Gomez who has been selected as the August 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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Webinar: No One Asked Me: Bringing The Perspective Of The Direct Support Professional To Person Centered Planning

Webinar: No One Asked Me: Bringing The Perspective Of The Direct Support Professional To Person Centered Planning

Description: Person centered planning is done in partnership with the person receiving supports and services and their chosen circle of ...
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News: 2022 Moving Mountains Awards Winners

News: 2022 Moving Mountains Awards Winners

Congratulations to the Moving Mountains Award Winners Through the Moving Mountains Award, the Institute on Community Integration, the National Alliance ...
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Webinar:  Let's Talk: Supporting People Through the Grieving Process

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Supporting People Through the Grieving Process

People with intellectual disabilities have been left out of the grief conversation too many times and for far too long ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kelley Soucia

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kelley Soucia

Congratulations to Kelley Soucia who has been selected as the June 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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Virtual Training: When It's Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

Virtual Training: When It’s Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

This 3 hour training session focuses on the very important topic of how to safely and effectively reduce restrictions and ...
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Mental Health May

Mental Health May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and given the seemingly endless number of tragic events in our country, we thought ...
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Webinar:  Let's Talk: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for the Direct Support Professional: Aided Language Modeling

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for the Direct Support Professional: Aided Language Modeling

May is Speech & Hearing Month. During the month of May, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists strive to improve awareness of ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ronielyn C. Rosal

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ronielyn C. Rosal

Congratulations to Ronielyn C. Rosal who has been selected as the May 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We ...
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The Point of Interaction Podcast: NADSP Interviews BJ Stasio

The Point of Interaction Podcast: NADSP Interviews BJ Stasio

In 2021, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across the ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk: The Power of Gratitude as Attitude

Webinar: Let’s Talk: The Power of Gratitude as Attitude

This has been a challenging year in so many ways with ongoing pandemic issues, violent conflict between nations, an ecological ...
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Webinar: Understanding the National Core Indicators®-IDD 2020 Staff Stability Report and COVID-Supplement

Webinar: Understanding the National Core Indicators®-IDD 2020 Staff Stability Report and COVID-Supplement

COVID-19 disruptions have resulted in state developmental disabilities system challenges, program closures, direct support professional separation, dislocation of people receiving ...
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NADSP Welcomes New Team Members Janet Wilson and Garrett Cole

NADSP Welcomes New Team Members Janet Wilson and Garrett Cole

The NADSP Team is growing! We are excited to announce our newest staff members Garrett Cole and Janet Wilson. Garrett ...
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NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month: Iva Mack

NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month: Iva Mack

Congratulations to Iva Mack who has been selected as the April 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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NADSP President and CEO, Joseph Macbeth Appointed To Committee By President Biden

NADSP President and CEO, Joseph Macbeth Appointed To Committee By President Biden

NADSP PRESIDENT AND CEO, JOSEPH MACBETH APPOINTED TO COMMITTEE BY PRESIDENT BIDENWASHINGTON, DC. (April 5, 2022) National Alliance for Direct ...
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Gratitude for the 2022 NADSP Advocacy Symposium

Gratitude for the 2022 NADSP Advocacy Symposium

In early March 2022, NADSP embarked on its first ever national advocacy event, the 2022 Advocacy Symposium, Amplifying The Voices ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: John Swisher

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: John Swisher

Congratulations to John F. Swisher who has been selected as the March 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We ...
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Webinar: Relationships and Rollercoasters, Supporting People with IDD through Relationships – A Trauma-Informed Approach

Webinar: Relationships and Rollercoasters, Supporting People with IDD through Relationships – A Trauma-Informed Approach

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) often experience trauma within their lives. This trauma, either significant events or smaller ...
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The Point of Interaction Podcast By NADSP: John Raffaele Interviews David Ervin and Awa Johnson

The Point of Interaction Podcast By NADSP: John Raffaele Interviews David Ervin and Awa Johnson

In 2021, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across the ...
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