Choose How To Support NADD’s Ongoing Work
NADD has thrived because so many have generously offered their time, talent, and financial resources to support our mission.
Click on the image at right to watch a short film about the contributions we are making each and every day and how you can support us in this important work!
NADD is proud to work shoulder to shoulder with everyone who is inspired by the people we serve, and dedicated to the mission of supporting people with IDD/MI, their families and the professionals who work with them.
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The Annual Fund
Sets the course for NADD to maintain its tradition of innovation and standards of professional excellence. The Annual Fund helps support NADD’s Accreditation and Certification Programs, revision of the DM-ID, conferences, webinars and other trainings, consultations, and advocacy for best practices to improve the lives of individuals with a dual diagnosis.
The Joli Fletcher Tlalka Scholarship Fund
Enables NADD to financially assist Direct Support Professionals to attend and participate in NADD conferences where innovative information is available to assist them in providing care to individuals who have a dual diagnosis. This fund is named in memory of the daughter of NADD’s Founder, Robert J. Fletcher, who was a DSP supporting individuals with a dual diagnosis.
For 38 years, thanks to your support, NADD has been improving the quality of life for people
with intellectual and developmental disabilities co-occurring with mental illness by:
Facilitating a more accurate diagnosis.
An accurate diagnosis results in better treatment outcomes, which result in an improved quality of life.
Raising standards of care.
Programs providing services to individuals with a dual diagnosis (IDD/MI) seek accreditation from NADD. Clinicians and Direct Support Professionals seek competency-based certification from NADD.
Offering high quality training opportunities and instructional materials.
Through the dissemination of cutting-edge knowledge NADD has been influential in the development of appropriate community based policies, programs, and opportunities for individuals with IDD/MI.