Enhancing Decision-Making Supports and Expanding the Community of Practice in DC

Enhancing Decision-Making Supports and Expanding the Community of Practice in DC

Sharing the LifeCourse Framework: Decision-Making Supports Department on Disability Services (DDS) continues to infuse the the LifeCourse principle of Integrated Supports and the Supports Star into...

Tennessee: Gathering Community Organizations at the Table

Tennessee: Gathering Community Organizations at the Table

The Tennessee CoP team recently convened over 15 organizations in the Middle TN area that provide supports to families of people with disabilities. The team plans...

Washington State: Smart Living: Technology @ Home & Community

Washington State: Smart Living: Technology @ Home & Community

The Washington state CoP team recently kicked off the Smart Living Project and is recruiting participants. The aim of the project is to explore how technology...

LifeCourse Showcase: Using the #Trajectory and #Supports Star to facilitate #Transformative Change

LifeCourse Showcase: Using the #Trajectory and #Supports Star to facilitate #Transformative Change

Strategic Evolution of a Day Hab Program This month, we’d like to share an incredible example of how one organization has been applying the LifeCourse...

Connecticut: Focusing on Technology

Connecticut: Focusing on Technology

Technology has surfaced as a major focus of the Connecticut Community of Practice team. They are working hard to not only discover innovative ways of...

National Goals for Supporting Families Across the Life Course

National Goals for Supporting Families Across the Life Course

The family has been and will continue to be the backbone of our long-term service systems and supports. This month in the December issue of Inclusion, a...

Focusing on policy and practices that impact ALL people with developmental disabilities: New Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Focusing on policy and practices that impact ALL people with developmental disabilities: New Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Focusing on policy and practices that impact ALL people with developmental disabilities is one of the key principles of the LifeCourse framework, the framework that guides...

Technology and Supporting Families: Read the latest Innovations Series Issue Brief!

Technology and Supporting Families: Read the latest Innovations Series Issue Brief!

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...

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families: Status and Trends Through 2013

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families: Status and Trends Through 2013

Project partners HSRI and NASDDDS, along with the RTC on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, are happy to announce that the Supporting Individuals with IDD...

Strategies for Supporting Families #NFCM

Strategies for Supporting Families #NFCM

November is National Family Caregivers Month across the United States.  Let’s talk about supporting families. In 2011, a group of diverse national and state family support...