News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
A Time of Thanks

A Time of Thanks

The Thanksgiving holiday tends to be a time for reflection, connection, and especially appreciation. It’s no different for all of ...
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Here's an update on that petition, by the numbers.

Here’s an update on that petition, by the numbers.

It was less than two weeks ago. NADSP launched a brand new campaign, and it definitely did launch. The response ...
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Direct Support Professionals Don't Have One. They Work Anonymously.

Direct Support Professionals Don’t Have One. They Work Anonymously.

The code for a Certified Nursing Assistant is 31-1014. The code for a Home Health Aide is 31-1121. The code ...
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Establish a Direct Support Professional Standard Occupational Classification

Establish a Direct Support Professional Standard Occupational Classification

The statistics are extremely troubling for Direct Support Professionals. Turnover rates average around 45%. Vacancy rates are at roughly 9% ...
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It’s Time to Raise the Bar by Joe Macbeth

It’s Time to Raise the Bar by Joe Macbeth

Last week, most of the NADSP staff and several of our board members joined dozens of other advocates in St ...
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Welcome and Our Response to Disability Scoop Article - Joe Macbeth

Welcome and Our Response to Disability Scoop Article – Joe Macbeth

Welcome to the new NADSP website. We’re really proud to be able to offer meaningful, contemporary and accessible information that’s ...
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CMS Bulletin: Strengthening and Stabilizing the Medicaid Home Care Workforce

CMS Bulletin: Strengthening and Stabilizing the Medicaid Home Care Workforce

This informational bulletin highlights steps available to states, providers, and others to strengthen the home care workforce, the term used ...
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Joint Position Statement on the DSP Workforce

Joint Position Statement on the DSP Workforce

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have long sought lives where they can be fully contributing and valued members ...
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NADSP Statement On Wages

NADSP Statement On Wages

A Call for Systems Change to Address the Wage Disparity of Direct Support Professionals Across the nation there is growing ...
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NADSP Responds To Shooting Of Direct Support Professional

NADSP Responds To Shooting Of Direct Support Professional

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) envisions a world where people with intellectual and other disabilities live community-based ...
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