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Charting Your Life Course toward Empowerment, Self-Determination & Inclusion – September 2014 @UNC_SSW

Charting Your Life Course toward Empowerment, Self-Determination & Inclusion – September 2014 @UNC_SSW

Sheli Reynolds, Co-Director of the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD presents “Charting Your Life Course toward Empowerment, Self-Determination &...

Washington Update

Washington Update

Family Support Conference The CoP team in Washington is excited to be involved in the annual Family Support Conference hosted by the Spokane County Parent Coalition...

Washington update

Washington update

A Conversation with Siblings in Washington State The Washington state CoP team hosted a Conversation with Siblings as part of an effort by Community of...

District of Columbia update

District of Columbia update

A Legislative Agenda in DC The District of Columbia has a legislative agenda to end mandatory commitment in their district. The Community of Practice team...

Providing Supports Across the Lifespan

Providing Supports Across the Lifespan

Decisions made at a very early age can have a profound influence on that person’s life later on. If we’re hoping that an individual with...

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...

Why are we focusing on families, and why now?

Why are we focusing on families, and why now?

amilies are the core unit in our society, serving as a source of support for all its members. For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)...