Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
Khan Academy - What is Cerebral Palsy & What Causes it?
Three video lessons with information about Cerebral Palsy: What is Cerebral Palsy & What Causes it? Types of Cerebral Palsy Part I and II.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare 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
SRV Theory - International Social Role Valorization Association
The Social Role Valorization website offers educational materials and resources about SRV.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Direct Care, Individual Rights Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
COVID-19 Publications and Resources from The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at UMASS Boston
COVID-19 publications and resources to help guide professionals, individuals, and families through this challenging time
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics COVID-19 Scholarly & Creative Works
Home Care Pulse Caregiver State Requirements
This website provides a listing of Caregiver requirements in all 50 states. HCP is a software company delivering home-based care providers with…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare Certifications, Community Based Organization, Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
iCommunicate – Speech and Communication Therapy
icommunicate – your online speech therapy resource: speech, language and communication therapy information, activities and products for children and…
Assistive Technology, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Employment, Healthcare, Language Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
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…
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Support Services Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works
EMS Safety Training Programs
EMS Safety offers a comprehensive curriculum to help people become prepared, trained and ready to perform for any emergency.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Emergency Preparedness Certifications, Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
Employing People with Disabilities: Disability Awareness - A Resource from the Arc of Minnesota
This video will offer a brief overview of disability and some tips for interacting with and supporting people with disabilities in the workplace.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Direct Care, Employment 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…
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Direct Care, Personal Stories Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
HomeFireDrill.org
Homefiredrill.org was created to encourage all households to maintain a working smoke alarm, create an exit plan, and above all practice your home…
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Emergency Preparedness Community Based Organization
List of Developmental Disabilities by Health Hearty
Developmental disabilities are a set of physical and mental conditions that cause an impediment in the normal functioning of various biological…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare Scholarly & Creative Works
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,…
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…
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…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Support Services Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
This website contains educational videos and other info about Cerebral Palsy
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Healthcare, Personal Stories Audio & Video, 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