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WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SEXUALITY IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITIES?  ADDP WILL HOST A TRAINING WHICH WILL PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF SEXUALITY IN THE DD COMMUNITY.  WHY... more
  Former Federal Disability Official to Lead Study Effort   more
CMS Regulations direct states to provide inclusive residential, day and employment or lose HCBS funding Complying with the federal government's Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Final Rule on... more
FY 17 Employment Budget Shortfall Complicates and Strains Any Degree of Success The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is receiving national attention (see story below) from OPEN MINDS STATE PROFILES for... more
States must meet the intent of CMS Final Rule on Community Living or Lose Medicaid Community Funding Massachusetts leaders have spent an enormous amount of time this past year with U.S. Health &... more
Intersection of Black Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter and Disability Highlighted in Troubling Florida Incident For every person with a disability, their family members and loved ones, last week's... more
    ADDP Gold Level Business Member, MobilityWorks Commercial, is the nation's largest provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles.   5 biggest challenges fleet owners face (and how they can help... more
  Contemporary Practices in DD Agency Leadership and Management Certificate     In developmental disability agencies across the Commonwealth, change is happening. Leaders have or are about to retire... more
Shared Living Training Would you like to learn more about the Shared Living model from your colleagues who are currently providing this service?   ADDP is hosting a panel discussion comprised of... more
WHAT'S EASIER? MEETING YOUR IN-LAWS OR AN ACO FOR THE FIRST TIME? Within the next few weeks, the Baker Administration will be submitting a proposal to the Center on Medicare and Medicaid Services on... more

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Hi Katie. That's actually a totally different event. A motorcycle ride in Connecticut.
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The guys arrive on the red carpet! https://t.co/S0y3TcUtaW
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The stopped by to hang with the coolest kids around. Young Athletes My 1st Experience https://t.co/6NK3HBybjz
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