This resources provides links to seven videos that were created to help DSPs, supervisors, people receiving services, and families understand the Core Competencies goals and how they are implemented in order to better serve people with disabilities. Training manuals and other accompanying documents are available for download.
Dave Hingsburger has worked in the field of disability for more than 30 years He writes from personal experience about what it’s like to live with a disability.
Vita is a non-profit organization based in Canada that provides services to adults with developmental disabilities and dual diagnosis. They publish a newsletter that is full of information that is of interest to DSPs.
NADSP’s mission “to enhance the quality of support provided to people with disabilities through the provision of products, services, and certifications which elevate the status of direct support workers, improve practice standards, promote systems reform and, most importantly, advance the knowledge, skills, and values of direct support workers.”
PHI works to improve the lives of people who need home or residential care by improving the lives of the workers who provide that care.