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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...

Examples of the LifeCourse in Action

Examples of the LifeCourse in Action

LifeCourse Tools are designed for individuals, families, and professionals to assist them in having conversations about a vision for a good life and how to achieve it....

Issue Brief: Overview of the #LifeCourse Framework now available!

Issue Brief: Overview of the #LifeCourse Framework now available!

Each time the Community of Practice hosts a new Innovations webinar, an issue brief will be developed to expand on the topic and provide further...

February Tennessee Update

February Tennessee Update

Collecting the Self-Advocate & Family Voice to enhance systems The Tennessee Developmental Disabilities Council, a partner on the CoP state team, is working with Vanderbilt Kennedy...

#LifeCourse showcase: The Principles, An Infographic

#LifeCourse showcase: The Principles, An Infographic

What is the LifeCourse Framework?  Understand the basics with this infographic in this week’s LifeCourse Showcase! Click the infographic to view it full size.  

Where has the LifeCourse Framework Been?

Where has the LifeCourse Framework Been?

Through National Community of Practice on Supporting Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, the LifeCourse Framework continues to be developed and adapted by the...

Tennessee update

Tennessee update

Meeting Needs Without Missing a Beat in Tennessee Laura Doutre, from the Tennessee Community of Practice Team, presented at the 2014 National Lifespan Respite Conference on...

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...

The new image of integrated supports #supportingfamilies

The new image of integrated supports #supportingfamilies

  Supports should be considered in the context of partnership. The service system cannot and should not provide all the supports a person and family...