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Global Standards for Self-Directed Support Open Call for Feedback
On December 20, from 3-4 pm ET/2-3 pm CT/1-2 pm MT/12-1 pm PT, the Human Services Research Institute will be hosting an open call for feedback on the development of new Global Standards for Self-Directed Support.
Celebrating Nancy Weiss’s legacy with the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities
Nancy Weiss has worked for over forty years to transform the disability field, and is now retiring from the Leadership Consortium which she co-founded.
No Turning Back the Clock on Disability Justice: A Response to David Axelrod
David Axelrod’s NY Times Op-Ed, which promotes large, congregate settings, has the potential to “turn back the clock” on disability rights and justice.
Event June 10: Growing Self-Direction from the Ground Up
Learn about how we are growing a national community for self-direction, and how can you become an essential part of this national community.
Register for DJ Savarese’s Poetry Workshop
Register for our board member DJ Savarese's poetry workshop. All proceeds will benefit the Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports' work to advance self-direction for all people with disabilities.
DJ Savarese on Developing Self-Directed Supports in College (Webinar Recording)
DJ Savarese describes the self-directed supports he used at Oberlin College as their first alternatively-communicating autistic student.
March 13 Fundraiser Film Screening of “Deej” and Q&A with DJ Savarese
On March 13, 2021 at 3pm ET, for a screening of the film “DEEJ: Inclusion Shouldn’t be a Lottery” followed by a meet and greet with co-producer, narrative commentator, Alliance Board member, and subject of the film, David James “Deej” “DJ” Savarese.
Lateef McLeod Meet and Greet Feb 27 2021
Please join us for this meet-and-green Q&A with our board member Lateef McLeod. Lateef is a writer, scholar, performer, and self-advocate who self-directs his services and supports. He’s a leader in the field of advocating for the accessibility needs of those who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), including himself.
Caroline Signore Self-Direction Q&A (Webinar Recording)
On November 21, 2020 Caroline Signore shared her experience with self-directing her supports as a disabled, tetraplegic woman, and offered tips to make self-direction work for you.
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