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...

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...

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Side-by-Side Campaign of 2016

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Side-by-Side Campaign of 2016

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. In an effort to spread awareness about developmental disabilities, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD),...

Archives now available: LifeCourse Tools in Action Innovations Webinar

Archives now available: LifeCourse Tools in Action Innovations Webinar

LifeCourse Tools In Action: Implementation at All Levels in Missouri, our latest Innovations webinar, was presented last week and it was a great success! We...

Oklahoma: Talking about Supporting Families at the State Level

Oklahoma: Talking about Supporting Families at the State Level

In the face of serious budget shortfalls in Oklahoma (Link: Revenue failure: State agencies face cuts of 2 percent to 4 percent), the state of Oklahoma...

The National Community of Practice for Supporting Families is Expanding!

The National Community of Practice for Supporting Families is Expanding!

From NASDDDS.org  The NASDDDS Community of Practice, Supporting Families Across the Lifespan, is entering the final year of federal funding from the Administration for Intellectual...

Getting Organized for 2016 in Missouri

Getting Organized for 2016 in Missouri

Missouri Tools and Practices Workgroup The LifeCourse Tools and Practices Workgroup, which has been instrumental in the development and piloting of the LifeCourse framework and...

Informing Families: Dylan’s Dream

Informing Families: Dylan’s Dream

We are thrilled about Dylan’s Dream, a video just released at InformingFamilies.org, a project of the Washington Developmental Disabilities Council, one of the CoP state...