NADD’s Bridge to Hope – Week 2 Call to Action

Today marks the beginning of WEEK 2 in NADD’s Bridge to Hope campaign. THANK YOU to those who helped make the launch such a success. We raised $1,400 in just the first 4 days! However, we still have much to do to reach our goal of $20,000 to create and share resources for families who […]

NADD Launches 2019 Bridge to Hope Fundraising Campaign

NADD joined #givingtuesday by announcing our Bridge to Hope campaign. The goal of Bridge to Hope is to raise $20,000 by December 31st to provide IDD/MI resources to families who would not otherwise be able to afford them. 40-70% of people living with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) also have a Mental Health issue (MI). […]

36th Annual NADD Conference and Exhibit Show: October 23 – 25 in New Orleans, LA

NADD’s 36th Annual Conference will be held October 23-25, 2019 at the Astor Crowne Plaza French Quarter, New Orleans, LA. For More Info and Registration Click Here 

NADD CEO hosts Mental Health and Disability Affinity Circle at the 2019 Opportunity Collaboration

NADD CEO Jeanne Farr Explores Collaborative Opportunities in Slovakia

NADD CEO exploring collaborative opportunities with Ladislav Kossar and Lucia Kossarova from the PROVIDA Foundation in Bratislava Slovakia. PROVIDA, founded, among other important social initiatives, a day service for children with complex needs. Jeanne Farr toured the day program and met with the leaders of that organization also pictured here.

Jeanne Farr and NADD leader Dr. George Zukotynski developing a NADD training initiative

Jeanne Farr and NADD leader Dr. George Zukotynski at the Texas State Supported Living Center in Corpus Christi developing a NADD training initiative

NADD Holds 17th Annual State of Ohio IDD/MI Conference

The 17th Annual NADD State of Ohio IDD/MI Conference was held on September 23 & 24, 2019 at the Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio. Over 300 IDD/MI professionals from across Ohio, the US and Canada came together for this networking and educational opportunity. NADD CEO, Jeanne Farr, delivers welcome address in Ohio Beth Barol […]

NADD CEO, Jeanne Farr, attends Oregon’s Children’s IDD and Mental Health Summit

NADD CEO Jeanne Farr presenting at the 7th Annual Oregon Children’s IDD and Mental Health Summit NADD CEO Jeanne Farr with Chelsea Holcomb, long-standing NADD Member and co-founder of Oregon’s Children’s IDD and Mental Health Summit, now in its 7th year!

NADD Board Member, Tony Thomas, Receives NADSP Top Honor

NADD board member Jana Dreyzehner and CEO Jeanne Farr congratulate Tony Thomas (also a NADD board member) on receiving NADSP’s highest award: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Award for Direct Support Workforce Advocacy & Leadership!

NADD Provides Train-the-Trainer Series in Portland, Oregon June 18-21, 2019

NADD Trainer, Melissa Cheplic, shares her knowledge and expertise with future trainers in Portland Oregon. NADD Founder, Robert Fletcher, looks on, as a Train-the-Trainer attendee practices new training skills