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...

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Life Sharing

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Life Sharing

Noal Presley, from Resources for Human Development-Missouri (RHD-MO), along with an individual supported by RHD, will represent the provider perspective and highlight the importance of...

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Reframing Expectations at All Levels

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Reframing Expectations at All Levels

Setting expectations early with families that their children can expect a future in the community with a job, and that children with disabilities can expect...

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Planning, Data and Quality Assurance for Quality Outcomes in Supporting Families

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Planning, Data and Quality Assurance for Quality Outcomes in Supporting Families

This presentation, composed of leaders from South Dakota, Missouri, and the National Core Indicators initiative, will focus on using data and information to support families....

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Supporting Families as an Essential Component of Medicaid Funded Supports & Services

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Supporting Families as an Essential Component of Medicaid Funded Supports & Services

Tennessee leaders will discuss the outreach efforts and targeted strategies identified and implemented to solicit family and individual input to ensure supports to families are...

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Partnering Family & Community Engagement

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Partnering Family & Community Engagement

The Supporting Families Community of Practice (CoP) has developed a universal strategy for providing information, outreach and supports based on the knowledge that approximately 75%...

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Systems Design through the Life Course & Person Centered Thinking

NASDDDS MYC Plenary Panel: Systems Design through the Life Course & Person Centered Thinking

The District of Columbia (DC) has been working to transform its Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) system to include an extensive emphasis on person-centered...

LifeCourse Showcase: Missouri LifeCourse Tools & Practice Workgroup pushes forward

LifeCourse Showcase: Missouri LifeCourse Tools & Practice Workgroup pushes forward

The Missouri Tools & Practice Workgroup has been hard at work piloting the LifeCourse framework and tools across the state. They planned the full 2016...

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...