DO YOU HAVE FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE OF HOW IMPORTANT DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS ARE IN YOUR LIFE OR THE LIFE OF YOUR LOVED-ONE, FRIEND, NEIGHBOR, OR CO-WORKER?
Are you a DSP who has struggled to make a living while providing support, care, and companionship for individuals and intellectual/developmental disabilities?
Are you a provider organization representative who recognizes that none of the support you strive to offer individuals with I/DD and their families would be possible without a dedicated and well-trained Direct Support staff?
If any of these apply to you, we want to hear from you!
In the space below, tell us more about why DSPs are so important, and what you would like to see done to allow them to thrive in this critically important profession.