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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...

CoP State Team Presentations Now Available!

CoP State Team Presentations Now Available!

Find out what the states have accomplished since they embarked on the journey to enhance supports to families of individuals with I/DD. The CoP state...

May Connecticut update: Integrating Supports through Technology & Eligibility-Specific Supports

May Connecticut update: Integrating Supports through Technology & Eligibility-Specific Supports

Focus on Technology Connecticut began a pilot project with TYZE in April of 2015. TYZE is an online tool that helps people create groups of...

April Connecticut Update

April Connecticut Update

Utilizing the Family Support Network as a Channel for Disseminating the Message One of the strategies the Connecticut team has used to increase supports to families...

February Connecticut Update

February Connecticut Update

LifeCourse Road Shows The Connecticut CoP team put on another Roadshow this past last month. They have involved the Connecticut Family Support Network staff as...

National Community of Practice making an impact #systemschange #holidays #culturalimpact

National Community of Practice making an impact #systemschange #holidays #culturalimpact

The National CoP team just had our monthly call with Connecticut who shared a fun story that shows that the National Community of Practice is...

Connecticut Update

Connecticut Update

Regional Champions Connecticut is branching out to the next level of LifeCourse leaders. The Community of Practice team is reaching out to find Regional Champions...

Connecticut update

Connecticut update

Better lives through Technology The Connecticut state team has been working specifically on using technology to support individuals with I/DD and their families. There is...

Supporting Families In Your Work & Daily Life – CT Year Two Statewide Event

Supporting Families In Your Work & Daily Life – CT Year Two Statewide Event

Last month, on September 15, 2014, the Connecticut state CoP team held its second annual statewide event. To kick off the event, DDS Commissioner Terry...

Sharon Lewis speaks at Connecticut CoP’s second annual event

Sharon Lewis speaks at Connecticut CoP’s second annual event

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator at the Administration of Community Living (ACL) recently presented to Department...