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FY17 Budget forces 5% program cuts, advocates seek support for Supplemental Budget Request Major program changes have been changing the face of I/DD services, including the closing of all DDS... more
Huge system changes at the federal and state level have the capacity to completely reset how human services are delivered Though they come from different political parties, one thing that Governor... more
Governor Charlie Baker & Senator Elizabeth Warren have once again proclaimed the second week of September to be  ‘‘National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week.’’ more
Calling all Artists!  ADDP is holding a contest which will determine the cover artwork of the 2017 Legislative Calendar. All individuals within ADDP member organizations are eligible to enter. Entry... more
EMPLOYMENT BLUEPRINT SEEN AS GREAT PLAN, WITH SLOW FOLLOW THROUGH  GOVERNOR BAKER CAN KEEP THE PROMISE OF COMMUNITY IN FY 18 Over the last four years, Massachusetts I/DD programs have been held up... more
MassHealth Seeks Third Party Administrator to Oversee LTSS Utilization, Authorization and Eligibilty In a year when Mass Health administrators are seeking to "re-boot" its' system to improve... more
CMS Rules Managed Care Organizations Will Be Required to Implement HCBS Final Rule on Community Settings As every state works to have it's Home and Community Based Services Transition Compliance Plan... more
CMS and Massachusetts Transition Plan Will Require Major Service Delivery Change and Improvements While many state health and human service leaders have been focusing on the state's movement to... more
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

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