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 DC update: Partnering across systems to enhance supports to families

May DC update: Partnering across systems to enhance supports to families

Changing Planning with LifeCourse Thinking As a result of its involvement in the Community of Practice, the District of Columbia Department on Disability Services (DDS)...

DC Community of Practice website

DC Community of Practice website

The District of Columbia team has a new webpage about the Community of Practice on the DC.gov website. It includes information on the DC state...

ADVOCACY ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE: A Guide to Systems Advocacy in the District of Columbia for People with I/DD and their Families

ADVOCACY ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE: A Guide to Systems Advocacy in the District of Columbia for People with I/DD and their Families

This great guide was developed by the District of Columbia CoP team! There’s no greater champion for justice and inclusion for people with disabilities than...

April DC Update

April DC Update

No Wrong Door District of Columbia has recently received a No Wrong Door planning grant. Their state team is working to incorporate the LifeCourse Framework...

February DC update

February DC update

New #LifeCourse partnership in DC The DC team has just began a conversation with their Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) around how the Supporting...

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...

DC Update

DC Update

Team Structure The District of Columbia is working to increase their core state team. Currently the team has representation from the DD Administration, the Georgetown...