Government Information

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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
Turning Rights Into Reality: How Guardianship and Alternatives Impact the Autonomy of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - National Council on Disability (NCD)
The report examines how people with ID/DD are treated differently than other adults who are the subjects of guardianship proceedings, including in sev...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works
Key Elements to Ensure the DSP Workforce Has the Competency to Protect Health and Welfare in the Context of a Person-Centered Approach - NCAPPS
"Key Elements to Ensure the DSP Workforce Has the Competency to Protect Health and Welfare in the Context of a Person-Centered Approach is an Iss...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Person Centered Planning Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Making the Most of Lived Experience - National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS)
This paper offers tips that professionals and people with brain injury can use to make the most of the lived experience of brain injury when collabora...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Employment, Language, Support Services Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Engaging People Who Receive Services - A Best Practice Guide for the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS)
This Guide outlines barriers and benefits to engagement and details five strategies and proven practices to directly involve people who receive servic...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Support Services Government Information, 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
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
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) - A CDC Resource
The CDC website contains educational information about Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs)
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare Data Briefs & Reports, Government Information, Supports & Services
Epilepsy - A CDC Resource
The CDC website contains educational information about epilepsy.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Support Services Data Briefs & Reports, Government Information, Supports & Services