Registration is Now Open for NADD’s 38th Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 38th Annual NADD Virtual Conference which takes place December 1 – 3, 2021 Registration and Information

Register Now For VIRTUAL Conference – July 12-14 2021

Registration is now Open! New Features of This Year’s Conference! The 2020 virtual conference saw record-breaking attendance, so NADD has raised the bar to make this year’s virtual event one you don’t want to miss.  Here is what you can expect: Easy access to sessionsFun morning icebreaker activitiesInteractive afternoon social eventsThe ability to create your own face to face meet-upsNetworking […]

NADD and NCTSM Provide New Resource For Parents and Caregivers of Children with IDD

NADD teamed up with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network to provide an important new resource: Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Can Experience Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Parents and Caregivers. This tool offers parents and caregivers information about how children with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience traumatic stress. Download now:

Call for Papers for NADD’s 2021 Annual Conference

NADD is seeking proposals for 60-Minute Skill Building Workshops, 60-Minute Research Symposia, and Posters that focus on this year’s theme of “A Changing World: Leading, Learning, & Adapting.”  This is a virtual conference and therefore all presentations will be given virtually. Information to Submit a Proposal Carefully review the Call for Presentations Guide before starting the abstract submission process. Requirements have changed, […]

Registration Starts April 28th!

Registration for the 19th Annual NADD State of Ohio MI/ID Conference will begin April 28th. The virtual conference is scheduled for July 12 – 14, 2021. For more information, including sponsors and keynotes click the image below.  

Honoring our Direct Support Professionals for DSP Recognition Week


NADD Announces the First 2020 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker

Dr. Joseph Shrand is Medical Director of Road to Responsibility, headquartered in Marshfield, MA, and Chief Medical Officer of Riverside Community Care, headquartered in Dedham, MA. He has been a Lecturer of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, an adjunct Faculty of Boston Children’s Hospital, and is Triple Board Certified in adult, child, and adolescent psychiatry as well as a diplomate of the American Board of […]

Statement on Social Justice for All from NADD CEO

Statement on Social Justice for All from NADD CEO We stand together, unwaveringly and hand-in-hand with: – Every single person engaged in peaceful protests, respectfully fighting for the social equity of people of color and for those who are discriminated against because of some perceived difference. – Every single person who is the victim of […]

ID/MH Dual Diagnosis Webinar Series for Direct Support Professionals

The NADD Press Introduces Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities & the Criminal Justice System

New from NADD Press: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities & the Criminal Justice System by Voula Marinos, Samantha Stromski & Lisa Whittingham, Dorothy Griffiths offers a multidimensional perspective for understanding the issues, dilemmas, and gaps that justice-involved persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers face…