News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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' ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Alaba Owolabi

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Alaba Owolabi

Congratulations to Alaba Owolabi, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for November of ...
Show DSPs that they are essential

Show DSPs that they are essential

Show DSPs that they are essential. While it’s no secret that the work of direct support professionals (DSPs) is critically ...
New NADSP Onboarding Curriculum Sets DSPs Up For Success

New NADSP Onboarding Curriculum Sets DSPs Up For Success

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has created a unique curriculum and video series that can help human ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Brookley Garman

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Brookley Garman

Congratulations to Brookley Garman, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month for September of 2020 ...