Building a Great Life in Connecticut

Building a Great Life in Connecticut

The Connecticut Community of Practice team’s focus areas include enhancing material outreach and family-to-family connections and more individuals and families using technology as a valued...

#LifeCourse Showcase: Opening the Door to Real Life Conversations: Reframing Materials [Gallery]

#LifeCourse Showcase: Opening the Door to Real Life Conversations: Reframing Materials [Gallery]

The Community of Practice has learned that one way of opening the door to new ways of talking about supports to families is through reframing. ...

CoP State Team Presentations Now Available!

CoP State Team Presentations Now Available!

Find out what the states have accomplished since they embarked on the journey to enhance supports to families of individuals with I/DD. The CoP state...

Photo Gallery: National Community of Practice for Supporting Families Annual Meeting, Day One

Photo Gallery: National Community of Practice for Supporting Families Annual Meeting, Day One

Today, May 28, 2015, representatives from Developmental Disability (DD) state systems, DD Councils, University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), and other family and...

Person-Centered Thinking & the LifeCourse Framework – CoP Annual Meeting Pre-Session

Person-Centered Thinking & the LifeCourse Framework – CoP Annual Meeting Pre-Session

Today, members of the Community of Practice state teams and national project leadership, representatives from AIDD, and invited guests from states like South Dakota and...

May Connecticut update: Integrating Supports through Technology & Eligibility-Specific Supports

May Connecticut update: Integrating Supports through Technology & Eligibility-Specific Supports

Focus on Technology Connecticut began a pilot project with TYZE in April of 2015. TYZE is an online tool that helps people create groups of...

April Connecticut Update

April Connecticut Update

Utilizing the Family Support Network as a Channel for Disseminating the Message One of the strategies the Connecticut team has used to increase supports to families...

February Connecticut Update

February Connecticut Update

LifeCourse Road Shows The Connecticut CoP team put on another Roadshow this past last month. They have involved the Connecticut Family Support Network staff as...

CMS Innovation Center Announces $665 Million Award to States for Delivery System Reform

CMS Innovation Center Announces $665 Million Award to States for Delivery System Reform

Five of our six states are listed in this delivery of system reform. This is a great place to apply the principles of the LifeCourse...

National Community of Practice making an impact #systemschange #holidays #culturalimpact

National Community of Practice making an impact #systemschange #holidays #culturalimpact

The National CoP team just had our monthly call with Connecticut who shared a fun story that shows that the National Community of Practice is...