Resources to help DSPs take care of themselves during the crisis from the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals.
Good morning, we felt the need to put out an special edition to address the current pandemic. We enlisted the help of two incredible service providers to build the content. We hope it’s helpful. If you would like to receive it, please send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and write JOIN in the subject line. Stay safe!
Attached find our second edition. We thought we’d provide some thoughts and resources that focus on building community connections. When we get to the new normal, friends, relationships, and community associations and activities will be more important than ever. We’ll all be starved for them!Note: If you received this newsletter and want to be unsubscribed, please return … Read more
While we had to cancel our 2020 NorCal Gathering for now, we are working on a plan to reschedule. In the meantime, we would like to send out a newsletter to keep in touch. It will contain links to resources, articles and tools that we hope will keep you interested. Attached is the pilot edition. If you have ideas … Read more
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have had to cancel this year’s gathering. We will make a decision soon about rescheduling and let everyone know.
ListenToMe is a way to get started in helping someone move towards the life that he or she wants to lead. Don’t stop here, don’t plan just once – keep listening. Passport is for people with developmental disabilities and their friends and families who want to learn more about person-centered planning. It will also help people get … Read more
Written in 1996 (by Robert Schalock)and reprinted in 1997, this article suggests that quality of life measures could be/should be a valued component of quality assurance standards. Are we there yet?
2020 Person Centered Thinking Training flyer Here’s a listing of two-day trainings offered by Mains’l. Person-centered thinking (PCT) focuses on empowering people receiving supports to have positive control over a life they find meaningful. PCT approaches respectfully address issues of health and safety from a variety of perspectives. In this 2-day interactive training participants learn to … Read more
It’s getting close to Gathering time in Petaluma! More information inside about our April 1-2, 2020 get together.
A reminder that screening can help doctors find and prevent some types of cancer early.