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Read the latest research, news, stories, developments, and alerts about human services field for people with disabilities.
March 8, 2021
We explored how DSP turnover impacts people with IDD's emergency department use, abuse and neglect, and injuries
September 18, 2020
LIFEDesigns has introduced a 'Kudos Cards' program to acknowledge DSPs throughout the year.
Discover how The Arc of Dutchess' fundraiser program is supporting the work of DSPs during COVID-19.
September 17, 2020
Read about the childcare initiative at The Arc Mid-Hudson created to support DSPs.
September 16, 2020
An inside look at FREE's CLPD training program that provides DSPs with opportunities for career advancement.
September 15, 2020
Mountain Lake Services is shining a spotlight on DSPs through their Employee Spotlight program.
September 14, 2020
Read about how The Arc of Monroe empowers DSPs through its Succession Development Classes.
September 11, 2020
Trinity Services, Inc. launched the Lillie Leapit Awards to create a positive culture and acknowledge DSPs.
August 8, 2020
We examined the relationship between ableism, racism, and sexism, and DSP wages
July 23, 2020
Share your initiatives that make a long-lasting impact on DSPs beyond National DSP Recognition Week.
July 7, 2020
Our study explored how dignity and respect can change behavior
May 28, 2020
We explored the impact of ongoing staff development on abuse/neglect, emergency room visits, and injuries
May 4, 2020
Peter Leidy, CQL Quality Enhancement Specialist, has produced a song to honor and recognize DSPs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 8, 2019
Learn how Chelcie has helped one person overcome their shyness on the dance floor!
Be inspired by Caroline's passion for supporting people to have full lives in the community.
Find out how Carla helped embrace one person's passion for the election process.
Find out how Daniel helped support people to meet the mayor of their village.
Discover how Diane has cooked up a recipe for success through cooking-related outcomes.
Read how Deja Kendricks adapts the Personal Outcome Measures® in creative ways.
Discover how Barbara learns about goals related to choices, community, and friendships.