Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
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
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
Facts about Down Syndrome - A CDC Resource
The CDC website contains educational information about Down Syndrome
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare Government Information
Learn More About Cerebral Palsy - A CDC Resource
The CDC website contains educational information about Cerebral Palsy
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare 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
Language and Speech Disorders in Children - A CDC Resource
This federal government website contains educational information about language & speech disorders and their comorbidity with developmental…
Behavioral Health & Wellness, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Parenthood, Support Services Government Information
Communicating With and About People with Disabilities - A CDC Guide
This PDF offers suggestions on how to communicate with and about people with disabilities.
Direct Support Professional (DSP) Language Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works
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…
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights, Personal Stories Community Based Organization