Direct Support Professional Award Recipients 2018

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March 7, 2019
Two years ago, ANCOR, in partnership with the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center (RTC) at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI), debuted the ANCOR/RTC DSP Toolkit ( The Toolkit leveraged research and data on recruitment and retention best practices to create tools and resources that providers could integrate into their own hiring practices. Tools include: a realistic job preview, customizable flyers and public service announcements, structu...


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February 15, 2019
Congress wrapped up Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14 by passing a funding deal for the 25 percent of the federal government that had been at risk of a second shutdown since December 2018. While most of the media attention during the shutdown focused on homeland security agencies, the  shutdown affected people with disabilities as well. It did so primarily by putting non-Medicaid programs essential to the well-being of people with disabilities, such as food stamps and housing a...