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The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
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

Direct support professionals play a critical role in organizations and states meeting the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Settings ...
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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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NADSP Signs Joint Statement with AADMD on COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

NADSP Signs Joint Statement with AADMD on COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

According to an article from the New York Times, “People with intellectual disabilities and developmental disorders are three times more ...
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