News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
Documentary Screening and Panel: The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook

Documentary Screening and Panel: The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook

The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook Documentary Screening and Panel In honor and celebration of Disability Pride month, NADSP is proud ...
2023 NADSP Annual Conference

2023 NADSP Annual Conference

September 8 - 9, 2023Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square300 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 The National Alliance ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Cheryl Louise Nelson

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Cheryl Louise Nelson

Congratulations to Cheryl Louise Nelson who has been selected as the August 2023 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We ...
The 2023 John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Workforce Advocacy and Leadership

The 2023 John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Workforce Advocacy and Leadership

  2023 John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Workforce Leadership and Advocacy Lisa Burck The National Alliance for ...
Lynne Seagle, Hingsburger Humanitarian Award 2023 Honoree

Lynne Seagle, Hingsburger Humanitarian Award 2023 Honoree

  The Dave Hingsburger Humanitarian Award Lynne Seagle (2023) The NADSP is proud to recognize Lynne Seagle with the Hingsburger ...
Webinar: The Future of COVID-19 and Vaccines

Webinar: The Future of COVID-19 and Vaccines

On May 11, 2023 the Department of Health and Human Services announced the end of the end of COVID 19 ...
NADSP News: Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act (S.1332)  Advances through Committee!

NADSP News: Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act (S.1332) Advances through Committee!

I think it was appropriate that on the 33rd anniversary of the signing of the American with Disabilities Act, the ...
Documentary Screening and Panel: The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook

Documentary Screening and Panel: The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook

The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook Documentary Screening and Panel In honor and celebration of Disability Pride month, NADSP is proud ...
Let's Talk: Risky Business - Supporting People to Make Informed Decisions

Let’s Talk: Risky Business – Supporting People to Make Informed Decisions

What do you do when someone you support is making choices about their sexual behaviour that may place them at ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Omobolare Olatunji

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Omobolare Olatunji

Congratulations to Omobolare Olatunji who has been selected as the July 2023 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
Celebrating Pride Month with Proud and Supported Advisory Council Members

Celebrating Pride Month with Proud and Supported Advisory Council Members

In celebration of Pride Month, NADSP asked Proud and Supported Advisory Council members, Matthew Kuriloff and Matt Maclean to share ...
Federal Advocacy Call to Action: Urge HHS to Include DSPs in New Medicaid Access Rule to Assure Better, More Equitable Wages

Federal Advocacy Call to Action: Urge HHS to Include DSPs in New Medicaid Access Rule to Assure Better, More Equitable Wages

Direct Support Professionals!!  PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING ADVOCACY ACTION NO LATER THAN JULY 3, 2023 What is the Advocacy Action? ...
Let's Talk: Developing Partnerships for Family-Managed Supportive Living Arrangements

Let’s Talk: Developing Partnerships for Family-Managed Supportive Living Arrangements

Alternative living situations are the talk of the developmental service world right now. Families are asking for more flexible and ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Jake Stevens

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Jake Stevens

Congratulations to Jake Stevens who has been selected as the June 2023 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
Virtual Training: Providing Person Centered Support and Supervision when working with individuals who have histories of high risk behaviors

Virtual Training: Providing Person Centered Support and Supervision when working with individuals who have histories of high risk behaviors

This training session will focus on the importance of creating and maintaining safe, supportive, and person-centered environments when working with ...
Let's Talk: Misbehaviour: Are You Missing the Point?

Let’s Talk: Misbehaviour: Are You Missing the Point?

This month's International Journal for Direct Support Professionals discusses how all behaviour is communication. In the article, the author reflects on ...
Free Virtual LGBTQIA+Trainings: Proud & Supported

Free Virtual LGBTQIA+Trainings: Proud & Supported

The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has generously awarded a three year grant to the National Alliance for ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Michael Huang

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Michael Huang

Congratulations to Michael Huang who has been selected as the March 2023 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
Let's Talk: The Impact of Limited Body Awareness

Let’s Talk: The Impact of Limited Body Awareness

This month’s International Journal for Direct Support Professionals comes from Chris Galvin. Chris is an occupational therapist with over 40 ...
News: Alpha Supported Living Services Wins Moving Mountains Award

News: Alpha Supported Living Services Wins Moving Mountains Award

The Institute on Community Integration, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, and ANCOR today announced that Alpha Supported Living ...