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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 &...

CMS Innovation Center Announces $665 Million Award to States for Delivery System Reform

CMS Innovation Center Announces $665 Million Award to States for Delivery System Reform

Five of our six states are listed in this delivery of system reform. This is a great place to apply the principles of the LifeCourse...

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...

Innovations Webinar Series Kickoff: Overview of the #LifeCourse Framework

Innovations Webinar Series Kickoff: Overview of the #LifeCourse Framework

INNOVATIONS IN SUPPORTING FAMILIES COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FRAMEWORK FOR SYSTEMS CHANGE WEBINAR SERIES OVERVIEW OF THE LIFECOURSE FRAMEWORK JANUARY 22, 2015 The LifeCourse Framework serves...

Question of the Month

Question of the Month

Involving individuals and their families is interwoven throughout the guiding framework of the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD.  It...

Oklahoma update

Oklahoma update

The Oklahoma team has been busy using the LifeCourse framework to work with the Blue Ribbon Panel, a special governor-appointed panel to address the state’s waiting...

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...

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...

Changing the way we think about systems change #supportingfamilies

Changing the way we think about systems change #supportingfamilies

One great thing about being part of a Community of Practice is we are constantly learning and changing our thinking.  Below is our updated framework...

Wingspread Report 2-year anniversary

Wingspread Report 2-year anniversary

Building a National Agenda for Supporting Families with an Individual with I/DD Wingspread Report This document has been viewed online over 2,000 times and has been...