NADD Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Direct Support Professionals
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