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Andre Floyd
shared courtesy of the Daily Herald PROVO, Utah — Last week, throughout the country, service providers and families celebrated National Direct Support Provider Recognition week. My column last Sunday focused on direct support professionals and the contribution they play to service providers and families. This week, I wanted to again focus on DSPs, but through...
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shared courtesy of The Morning Sun   PITTSBURG, Kansas — JoDee Bryant started advocating for people with intellectual disabilities over 20 years ago. Originally from Arcadia, one of her neighbors was a grandmother who cared for her grandchildren who had intellectual disabilities. They would often be ignored or shooed away. JoDee said she didn’t feel...
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shared courtesy of Disability Scoop   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Carmela Mack wants to help people with disabilities because she knows what it feels like to be excluded. The 18-year-old with a hearing impairment is a student of the Direct Service Professional (DSP) Academy in Washington, D.C., where she plans to earn a certification to work...
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