August 2, 2019
I am so very pleased to announce some important changes within our organization! These changes will position the association to continually improve our member services and to enhance our national presence in some key areas.
May 3, 2019
The Board of Directors of the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services has named Mary Sowers to replace Mary Lee Fay as the Association’s Executive Director.
April 4, 2019
The National Core Indicators (NCI) released a data highlight titled "What can states learn from NCI™ results about people with disabilities who are parents?”
April 4, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a set of responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on implementation activities associated with the January 2014 home and community-based settings final rule, especially focused on questions around heightened scrutiny.
February 14, 2019
According to a recent APSE Public Policy Update, APSE Welcomed 2019 and the legislative season and the 116th Congress! As per the Update, “It’s been a wild ride so far. Yet while January got off to a rocky start, being in the midst of a historic shutdown of the Federal Government, we ended on a high note with the announcement of the introduction of the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (HR 873 / S. 260), a bipartisan and bicameral bill which aims to support states to transition away from sheltered employment, the use of 14(c) certificates, and subminimum wage.”