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NADD Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Direct Support Professionals

August 7, 2013

NADD is accepting nominations for the “DSP Award for Excellence,” given annually to a direct support professional who provides outstanding care for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental illness.

The award will be presented at the upcoming 30th annual NADD Conference and Exhibit Show in Baltimore.

Nominations — which are due on August 16 — can be made by submitting a short statement indicating why the nominated DSP should be considered for the award.

The NADD conference will take place from October 23-25.

Noted speakers at this year’s conference include John O’Brien, director of the Division of Strategic Partnerships at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Sharon Lewis, commissioner of the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

More information about the conference is available online.

— by Matthew Ozga

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