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, […]

38th Annual NADD Conference – Save the Date!

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.  

Just two weeks left before NADD’s 37th Annual Virtual Conference & Exhibit Show!

Highlights of the Upcoming NADD Virtual Conference

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 […]

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NADD Offfers Trainings in Missouri

Earlier this year, NADD completed an exciting project in collaboration with the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare (the Missouri Coalition). Click here to read an article about this project.

NADD Certifications Recognized in Pennsylvania

Three competency-based certifications offered by NADD for people providing services to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities co-occurring with mental illness have been written into Pennsylvania’s Section 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services waiver program rules: NADD Competency-Based Clinical Certification NADD Competency-Based Dual Diagnosis Specialist Certification NADD Competency-Based Direct Support Professional Certification These certifications are among the […]

Letter from Dr. Fletcher to Congressional Leaders Concerning Impact of AHCA on People with Disabilities

I am writing this letter (e-mail) with a great sense of urgency and as Chief Executive Officer for NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. NADD, established in 1983, has as its mission “to advance mental wellness for persons with developmental disabilities through the promotion of excellence in mental health […]