Individual Rights

Resource Category Topic Type
People with Disabilities: Guardianship Information - A Disabled World Resource
Information regarding various types and responsibility issues when considering guardianship in relation to persons with disability.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights Scholarly & Creative Works
DirectCourse
DirectCourse is a suite of competency-based, online curricula for professionals providing services to people with intellectual, developmental, physica...
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Employment, Individual Rights, Person Centered Planning Certifications, Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
Dignity of Risk and Person-Centered Planning During COVID-19
Balancing Risk and Embracing Opportunity in the Face of Grave Challenges
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, COVID-19, Individual Rights, Person Centered Planning Scholarly & Creative Works
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws U.S.: This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with dis...
Accessibility, Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Individual Rights Government Information
Adults with Cerebral Palsy - Resources, Support, and Helpful Information
Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national support organization dedicated to educating individuals and families about CP in children and adults. The website c...
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Support Services Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Learn About Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - A CDC Resource
This CDC website contains educational information about Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Individual Rights, Support Services Data Briefs & Reports, Government Information, Supports & Services
Facts About Intellectual Disability - A CDC Resource
The CDC website contains educational information about Intellectual Disability
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Individual Rights Government Information
Learn About Disability and Health - CDC Resources
The CDC's website contains a library of educational information about developmental disabilities.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Individual Rights, Nutrition Government Information
Center for Public Representation Initiative for Supported Decision Making
Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is an effective alternative to guardianship that is gaining momentum in Massachusetts and nationwide. Supported Decis...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights, Personal Stories Community Based Organization
CaringInfo
CaringInfo helps family members and caregivers make informed decisions about care and services before a crisis.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Illness, Individual Rights Community Based Organization