#DC #LifeCourse in Action Innovations webinar archive now available!

Our latest Innovations webinar, LifeCourse in Action: Vision for Supported Families in DC, was presented this afternoon. It was awesome to hear about all the amazing things happening in our nation’s Capitol!

This Innovations webinar focused on the Supporting Families CoP state team in the District of Columbia (DC) and their work to enhance supports for all people with developmental disabilities and their families in the District. The team described their efforts to transform policies and practices at the systems level as well as the work they are doing at the grassroots level with individuals and families.

We had over 40 users log on and call in from all over the United States, including California, New Jersey, and Texas !

Our presenters were:

  • Joan Christopher, Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development
  • Erin Leveton, DC Department on Disability Services
  • Rhonda White, DC Quality Trust
  • Alison Whyte, DC Department on Disability Services

Access the webinar archive at https://nasddds.adobeconnect.com/p9u666aw4q6/

A huge thanks goes out to our presenters, as well as everyone who logged on to learn about what’s happening in DC with the Community of Practice.  Thank you!


Stay tuned for details about the next Innovations webinar, which will be held in January and presented by the Washington state CoP team! To be notified of the next Innovations webinar, and other news from the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families, please sign up for our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/0FA_H


This webinar is part of a series focused on innovative strategies to enhance the systems that support families of individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Get the details about the Innovations Webinar Series.

Rachel is the Media & Design Specialist on the Family to Family team at the UMKC-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD. She completed her Master's in Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit management at UMKC. She is proud to say she is a second generation AmeriCorps member! Her passion is where social justice and technology meet. Her specialty is making projects, programs, and organizations look good.

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