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The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Dryden Kanyangarara

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Dryden Kanyangarara

Congratulations to Dryden Kanyangarara who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for August of 2021 ...
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Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 5: One Step Ahead: Being a Trauma Responsive Supervisor in Crazy Times

Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 5: One Step Ahead: Being a Trauma Responsive Supervisor in Crazy Times

In this final webinar, we shift our focus to frontline supervisors. These have been stressful times for finding and keeping ...
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Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 4: Wings of the Bird: Everyday Brain-Body Practices for Healing, Resilience and Self-Care

Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 4: Wings of the Bird: Everyday Brain-Body Practices for Healing, Resilience and Self-Care

In this session we’ll pull the threads of the previous sessions together. Our emphasis will be practical, researched and brain-based ...
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Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 3: Dangerous Empathy: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue & Empathetic Distress

Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 3: Dangerous Empathy: Burnout, Compassion Fatigue & Empathetic Distress

Burnout and compassion fatigue in helpers are bigger problems today than at maybe any other time in recent history. People ...
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Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 2:  Safe, Connected, and In Control: Trauma Responsive Care, Part Two

Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 2: Safe, Connected, and In Control: Trauma Responsive Care, Part Two

In this session we build on the material from week one. Trauma Responsive Care a research-based approach to trauma. Using ...
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Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 1: Beyond Trauma-Informed: Trauma Responsive Care, Part One

Webinar: NADD & NADSP Summer Webinar Series: Session 1: Beyond Trauma-Informed: Trauma Responsive Care, Part One

In this session we look at the basics of trauma. We’ll explore how having a disability or multiple life stressors ...
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Webinar: Black DSPs Matter:Part Three - Practical Application

Webinar: Black DSPs Matter:Part Three – Practical Application

Through a multimedia approach, the Black DSPs Matter: Part Three webinar invites participants to: Revisit shared understanding of key terms ...
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2021 Virtual Event: From Promise To Progress

2021 Virtual Event: From Promise To Progress

Schedule Become A SponsorCurrent SponsorsAbout The 2021 Virtual Event From September 12th – 15th, NADSP and the Research and Training ...
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Remembering Dave Hingsburger

Remembering Dave Hingsburger

It is with deep sadness to share with the disability community that our friend and colleague Dave Hingsburger suddenly passed ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Tracy Holsapple

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Tracy Holsapple

Congratulations to Tracy Holsapple who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for July of ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: I am Not Your Inspiration

Webinar: Let’s Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: I am Not Your Inspiration

Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele will have a conversation about the important message from the late, great Stella Young. Stella, ...
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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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