CoP Project Leadership Update

CoP Project Leadership Update

Recently, CoP Co-director, Mary Lee Fay, of NASDDDS, was named the Executive Director of NASDDDS.  Mary Lee really helped propel the Support Families agenda among the...

MO Quality Outcomes: A Guide for Individuals and Families

MO Quality Outcomes: A Guide for Individuals and Families

Recently, the Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities announced that the Missouri Quality Outcomes have been revised and are available for immediate...

No Wrong Door in DC

No Wrong Door in DC

Last year, on October 1, 2014, D.C. received a one-year federal grant (October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015) to develop a three-year plan to transform...

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...

Oklahoma’s Golden Circle: Supporting the Journey to a Good Life

Oklahoma’s Golden Circle: Supporting the Journey to a Good Life

Recently, the Oklahoma team facilitated a strategic planning session for a large group of stakeholders, from across the state and across sectors.  The purpose of convening the...

Supporting Families to Plan for Employment in Tennessee

Supporting Families to Plan for Employment in Tennessee

The TN Council on Developmental Disabilities staff recently met with family members of people with disabilities at Tennessee Family Coalition meetings in Memphis and Nashville (groups...

LifeCourse Showcase: New LifeCourse Materials Now Available

LifeCourse Showcase: New LifeCourse Materials Now Available

New LifeCourse materials are making a big splash across the country! Last month, the third edition of Charting the LifeCourse: Experiences & Questions booklet, as well...

Maryland DDA’s Conference on Quality 2015 presentation archives available!

Maryland DDA’s Conference on Quality 2015 presentation archives available!

CoP Co-director, Sheli Reynolds, was invited to keynote at the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Developmental Disabilities Administration’s Conference on Quality 2015. Reynolds...

#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. ...

Reframing the Conversation at All Levels: Tools for Change CoP #Innovations Webinar August 27, 2015

Reframing the Conversation at All Levels: Tools for Change CoP #Innovations Webinar August 27, 2015

INNOVATIONS IN SUPPORTING FAMILIES COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FRAMEWORK FOR SYSTEMS CHANGE WEBINAR SERIES REFRAMING THE CONVERSATION AT ALL LEVELS: TOOLS FOR CHANGE AUGUST 27, 2015 2PM Eastern...