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

#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...

Next #Innovations webinar announced! #LifeCourse in Action: Vision for Supported Families in DC

Next #Innovations webinar announced! #LifeCourse in Action: Vision for Supported Families in DC

INNOVATIONS IN SUPPORTING FAMILIES WEBINAR SERIES LifeCourse in Action: Vision for Supported Families in DC November 17, 2016 2PM Eastern / 1PM Central / 12PM Mountain...

Supporting Families at the NASDDDS 2016 Director’s Forum and Mid-Year Conference in Kansas City, MO, June 7-10

Supporting Families at the NASDDDS 2016 Director’s Forum and Mid-Year Conference in Kansas City, MO, June 7-10

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) convened its annual Directors Forum and Mid-Year Conference last week, June 7-10, 2016, at the...

2016 Supporting Families CoP Annual Meeting Overview & Photo Gallery

2016 Supporting Families CoP Annual Meeting Overview & Photo Gallery

Since 2013, the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD has convened an annual meeting in Kansas City, MO to gather...

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...

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...

Read the latest Innovations Series Issue Brief – Reframing the Conversation at All Levels

Read the latest Innovations Series Issue Brief – Reframing the Conversation at All Levels

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...

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...

DC Community of Practice website

DC Community of Practice website

The District of Columbia team has a new webpage about the Community of Practice on the DC.gov website. It includes information on the DC state...

ADVOCACY ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE: A Guide to Systems Advocacy in the District of Columbia for People with I/DD and their Families

ADVOCACY ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE: A Guide to Systems Advocacy in the District of Columbia for People with I/DD and their Families

This great guide was developed by the District of Columbia CoP team! There’s no greater champion for justice and inclusion for people with disabilities than...