Resources

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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
CDC Resources for Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion
This CDC website provides a variety of educational material and other resources about traumatic brain injury and concussion.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Healthcare, Injury Data Briefs & Reports, Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
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
Activities of daily living: What are they and how are they used?
This website provides information about some of the common tasks performed by Home Health Aids.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare Scholarly & Creative Works
6 Types of Senior Care Certifications and Trainings that Will Improve Your Career
This website provides information about senior care certifications and trainings to improve your career.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare Certifications, Course Materials & Curriculum
BrainLine
BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering authoritative information and support to anyone whose life has been affected by brain injury or…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Finances, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Injury, Personal Stories Community Based Organization
About Brain Injury - A Guide by the Brain Injury Association of America
This website contains educational information about Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) including training and continuing…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Injury Certifications, Community Based Organization, Course Materials & Curriculum, Scholarly & Creative Works
Birth Defect Research for Children
This website contains fact sheets covering the major categories of birth defects as well as “how to” guides for parents.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Parenthood Community Based Organization, Supports & Services
Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training (ASERT) E-Learning
A state of PA initiative, ASERT provides eLearning courses that provide training to a variety of audiences within the autism community.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Direct Care, Healthcare, Individual Rights, Relationships, Support Services, Values and Ethics Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE)
APSE offers Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) training for employment support professionals who provide employment services to…
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Direct Care, Employment Certifications, Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
American Red Cross Training Services
Here you'll find information about certification training offered by the American Red Cross
Direct Support Professional (DSP) Emergency Preparedness, Healthcare Certifications, Course Materials & Curriculum, Online Learning
Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder Presentation by Alliance Health
This presentation provides an overview of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare Audio & Video
A Brief History of the Disability Rights Movement
This section of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) website contains a Brief History of the Disability Rights Movement in America. It also contains…
Accessibility, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Individual Rights Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works