Two New Trauma Videos

Two new videos, “Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Trauma” and “Safety Without Seclusion and Restraint,” have been added to the web-based, video-enhanced trauma resource tool titled “Trauma Informed Care: Perspectives and Resources,” which was originally released in 2014. To learn more, click here.

Sex Offenders with ASD – Webinar

The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability (NCCJD) is offering a free webinar on sex offenders and ASD specifically identifying the problems occurring as a result of autism spectrum disorder and lack of sexual education. The webinar is scheduled for October 29 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time. For information and to register, click here.

Dementia Capable Care Workshops

The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices is offering workshops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Augusta, Maine, and Sarasota, Florida on “Dementia Capable Care of Adults with ID and Dementia. At each location a two day basic workshop is being offered as well as a third day “Train-the-Trainer” workshop. Click here for details and to register.

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Find Out All About the NADD Accreditation Program

Click here to view this free webinar.

To read an article published in the NADD Bulletin about the NADD Accreditation and Certification Programs, click here.

Online Course – Understanding Dual Diagnosis

NADD and Relias Learning are offering an online course, “Understanding Dual Diagnosis: Intellectual Disability and Mental Health, ” based on sections of the book, Intellectual Disability and Mental Health: A Training Manual in Dual Diagnosis by Sharon McGilvery and Darlene Sweetland (NADD Press, 2011). Click here for details.

Seeking Articles for the NADD Bulletin

NADD seeks articles for the NADD Bulletin.  Click here.

NADD Public Policy Initiative

For more information about the Public Policy Forum, you may read an article about it published in the January/February NADD Bulletin.  Click here.

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Help NADD While You Shop on Amazon

You can help out NADD while shopping on

At no cost to you, Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase to NADD.  Click here or go to and select NADD as your charity.


NADD Membership Offer

NADD offers an introductory rate of $99 for new members.

NADD has reduced the new individual member fee from $135 to $99.  This is a savings of more than 25% available for new NADD members.   Memberships purchased now are good until December 31, 2015.

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Online Directory

NADD is pleased to offer an online directory of IDD/MH providers. Click here to visit the NADD Online Directory and for directions about proposing an agency for inclusion in the directory.


NADD 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibit Show-2015

Equality/ Recovery/ Access:  Integrating Treatment & Services for Persons with IDD / MI

November 18 – 20, 2015 (W-F) /       The Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2015 Conference Registration Fee Information Available – click here.


 Spend a Week on Cape Cod

You can spend a week on Cape Cod and help the NADD Family Issues Committee at the same time. A one-week stay at a private home in Eastham, Massachusetts has been donated to the FIC Silent Auction. Click here for details.


Donations for the NADD Silent Auction

The NADD Family Issues Committee is having their Annual Silent Auction at the 32nd Annual NADD Conference.  Click here for details.