News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
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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Webinar: Let's Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: The Code of Ethics: Part Two

Webinar: Let’s Talk with Dave Hingsburger and John Raffaele: The Code of Ethics: Part Two

This video is the final section of a two part deep dive into the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals' ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Giselda Bracco

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Giselda Bracco

Congratulations to Giselda Bracco, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for February of ...
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Promoting Integrity and Responsibility Among DSPs

Promoting Integrity and Responsibility Among DSPs

Sarah is a direct support professional who works with several other direct support professionals in a residential setting. Sarah works ...
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Virtual Training: Creating a Culture of Competency

Virtual Training: Creating a Culture of Competency

In this 3-hour virtual training, NADSP staff will present an interactive and engaging workshop on building a culture of direct ...
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Webinar: Your Questions and Our Answers About The COVID-19 Vaccine For Direct Support Professionals

Webinar: Your Questions and Our Answers About The COVID-19 Vaccine For Direct Support Professionals

NADSP Medical Advisor, Rick Rader, MD and Biochemist, Mark Macbeth, PhD share details about  the newly released COVID-19 Vaccines.  In ...
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Webinar: The Facts About Covid-19 Vaccines for Direct Support Professionals

Webinar: The Facts About Covid-19 Vaccines for Direct Support Professionals

Direct support professionals have been on the frontlines of supporting people with disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The COVID-19 vaccines ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Jacqueline Cerna

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Jacqueline Cerna

Congratulations to Jacqueline Cerna, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for December of ...
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A Time for Thanks and Much More

A Time for Thanks and Much More

We hope everyone can have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving. Most especially to all the direct support professionals who have ...
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Call to Action - COVID-19 Priority Vaccine Distribution

Call to Action – COVID-19 Priority Vaccine Distribution

After an arduous nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent weeks have delivered us welcome news of two vaccines that ...
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