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Read the latest research, news, stories, developments, and alerts about human services field for people with disabilities.
September 16, 2021
The Cope Institute strengthens the knowledge and skills of DSPs and other staff members.
September 15, 2021
The Arc Southern Maryland launches a program aimed at improving retention by showing appreciation for DSPs.
September 14, 2021
Find out how The Arc Lexington’s program empowers high school students to become effective DSPs.
Discover how Wildwood Programs' DSP Career Path is improving skills and knowledge, while providing financial incentives.
September 13, 2021
Read about the significant changes at Core Services that improved DSP retention, wages, benefits, and more.
September 12, 2021
Find out how SEEC’s DSP-II Training Program is building skills among DSPs and improving retention rates at the agency.
IAHD’s ‘Mandatory Fun Series’ program helps build community among direct support professionals through a creative outlet.
September 7, 2021
We examined the anti-fat biases of occupational and physical therapy assistants
September 6, 2021
The organization Empower shares how an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has helped direct support professionals.
Learn how Imagine The Possibilities, Inc. is creating a positive organizational culture by acknowledging its employees.
September 2, 2021
One Vision offers perspective about their commitment to improving quality and supporting people to achieve their dreams.
August 12, 2021
Explore the relationship between community integration, higher support needs, and emergency department use.
August 10, 2021
Learn how the Personal Outcome Measures® helped Robert share more information about his personal goal of owning a condo.
August 9, 2021
Learn about our future precautions for face-to-face offerings involving accreditation, training, and certification.
August 3, 2021
We examine quality indicators related to IDD LTSS billing expenditures
July 22, 2021
In this study, we examined the relationship between ableism and support for the ADA.
July 20, 2021
The second cohort of students have been selected for the Disability Research Mentorship Program for Black Students in 2021.
July 15, 2021
We explored Medicare Beneficiaries with Disabilities’ pandemic access to food.
July 8, 2021
Share your programs that make a meaningful impact on DSPs beyond National DSP Recognition Week.
July 7, 2021
We examined how students’ conscious and unconscious attitudes changed during their education