Personal Stories

Resource Category Topic Type
The Direct Care Worker Story Project - PHI International
PHI's growing collection of direct care worker stories captures the profound experiences of this workforce—and workers’ essential relationships t...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Personal Stories Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
PBS Move to Include: Careers
The PBS Move to Include website offers informative videos about employment and careers for people with disabilities.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Employment, Healthcare, Personal Stories Audio & Video, Community Based Organization
PBS Move to Include: Disabilities and Inclusion
The PBS Move to Include website offers informative videos covering a variety of subjects about disabilities.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Inclusive Education Advocacy, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Personal Stories, Support Services Audio & Video, Community Based Organization
PACER's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
The PACER Center provides assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals, and leadership in securing a free and...
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Inclusive Education Advocacy, Employment, Individual Rights, Personal Stories, Transition Community Based Organization, Supports & Services
Overcoming Ableism: What You Don't Know As An Able Bodied Person | Naty Rico | TEDxUCIrvine
In this video Naty Rico discusses ableism and shares her story of struggles at UCIrvine and the hopes she has for the future.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Language, Personal Stories Audio & Video
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Digital Shareables
Use these free mental health education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about topics like eating disord...
Behavioral Health & Wellness, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Emergency Preparedness, Healthcare, Personal Stories, Positive Behavior Intervention, Support Services Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Personal Stories, Support Services Community Based Organization, Online Learning
The Evolution of Disability Rights Litigation (and some stories) - Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Evolution of Disability Rights Litigation (and some stories) is a series of educational videos discussing milestones in disability rights in the U...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Individual Rights, Personal Stories Audio & Video
Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support
Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support is a documentary film exploring the underappreciated and underfunded work of direct support ...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Direct Care, Personal Stories Audio & Video
Stories From People Impacted By The DSP Crisis
This website contains educational information about the shortage of DSPs, the "DSP Crisis" in Washington state and nationally. It contains v...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Direct Care, Personal Stories Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works