Charting the LifeCourse Showcase May 17-18, 2017 in Kansas City: Registration now open!

Charting the LifeCourse Showcase May 17-18, 2017 in Kansas City: Registration now open!

The Charting the LifeCourse Showcase is being held May 17 and 18, 2017, in conjunction with the CoP 2017 Annual Meeting, taking place May 16, 2017, in...

Kicking off the Supporting Families Community of Practice in South Dakota!

Kicking off the Supporting Families Community of Practice in South Dakota!

The South Dakota Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) and the SD Council on Developmental Disabilities hosted its Supporting Families Community of Practice (CoP) kickoff meeting...

Supporting Families at the NASDDDS 2016 Director’s Forum and Mid-Year Conference in Kansas City, MO, June 7-10

Supporting Families at the NASDDDS 2016 Director’s Forum and Mid-Year Conference in Kansas City, MO, June 7-10

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) convened its annual Directors Forum and Mid-Year Conference last week, June 7-10, 2016, at the...

2016 Supporting Families CoP Annual Meeting Overview & Photo Gallery

2016 Supporting Families CoP Annual Meeting Overview & Photo Gallery

Since 2013, the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD has convened an annual meeting in Kansas City, MO to gather...

Reframing Policies and Practices to Support Families: NASDDDS 2016 Mid-Year Conference

Reframing Policies and Practices to Support Families: NASDDDS 2016 Mid-Year Conference

Registration for the 2016 Director’s Forum and Mid-Year Conference is now open! June 8 – 10, 2016 The Westin Kansas City of Crown Center 1...

Issues Brief now available – LifeCourse in Action: Implementation at all Levels in Missouri

Issues Brief now available – LifeCourse in Action: Implementation at all Levels in Missouri

The Community of Practice (CoP) is working on discovering integrated, flexible, and innovative strategies for supporting the entire family, rather than focusing solely on formal...

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...

2015 National Sibling Leadership Network Conference May 30-21, 2015 in Kentucky

2015 National Sibling Leadership Network Conference May 30-21, 2015 in Kentucky

We are proud and excited to announce that National Community of Practice Co-Director, Sheli Reynolds, will be one of the keynotes at the 2015 National Sibling...

Supporting Families In Your Work & Daily Life – CT Year Two Statewide Event

Supporting Families In Your Work & Daily Life – CT Year Two Statewide Event

Last month, on September 15, 2014, the Connecticut state CoP team held its second annual statewide event. To kick off the event, DDS Commissioner Terry...