News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
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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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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