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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...

Technology #Innovations Webinar Archive now available!

Technology #Innovations Webinar Archive now available!

This month’s Innovations series webinar, Technology and Strategies for Supporting Families, is now available! Please follow this link to view the the recording: https://nasddds.adobeconnect.com/p19ry7atac0/ (This link will open...

MO Quality Outcomes: A Guide for Individuals and Families

MO Quality Outcomes: A Guide for Individuals and Families

Recently, the Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities announced that the Missouri Quality Outcomes have been revised and are available for immediate...

Supporting Families to Plan for Employment in Tennessee

Supporting Families to Plan for Employment in Tennessee

The TN Council on Developmental Disabilities staff recently met with family members of people with disabilities at Tennessee Family Coalition meetings in Memphis and Nashville (groups...

Technology & Strategies for Supporting Families CoP #Innovations Webinar October 29, 2015

Technology & Strategies for Supporting Families CoP #Innovations Webinar October 29, 2015

INNOVATIONS IN SUPPORTING FAMILIES COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FRAMEWORK FOR SYSTEMS CHANGE WEBINAR SERIES Technology & Strategies for Supporting Families October 29, 2015 2PM Eastern / 1PM...

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...

Photo Gallery: National Community of Practice for Supporting Families Annual Meeting, Day One

Photo Gallery: National Community of Practice for Supporting Families Annual Meeting, Day One

Today, May 28, 2015, representatives from Developmental Disability (DD) state systems, DD Councils, University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), and other family and...

The Community of Practice and the New CMS Home & Community Based Services Rules

The Community of Practice and the New CMS Home & Community Based Services Rules

In January of 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) made new rules for Home & Community Based Services. These new rules affect how states may provide...

May Missouri Update: Sharing the LifeCourse across the State

May Missouri Update: Sharing the LifeCourse across the State

LifeCourse Family Series The Missouri state CoP team has been developing a curriculum called the LifeCourse Family Series. The series is comprised of six weekly sessions...

May Tennessee Update: Navigating Life in Tennessee

May Tennessee Update: Navigating Life in Tennessee

“Siblings are often overlooked and sometimes even forgotten even in the mix of families…Especially as… often siblings do provide an important support role throughout the life...