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COVID-19 Impacting DSPs work

Vontell is a lead DSP and explains the struggles she is facing during COVID-19 and how it is impacting her work with individuals with...

A Mother's Gift for DSPs

We have previously interviewed Lori for a blog post, please enjoy our video interview. Lori's son Robbie lives in a group home and Lori...

A Mom's Journey with DSPs

For DSP Recognition week we interviewed Inez Cannon. Inez's son Rob has autism and has multiple direct support professionals helping with...

Mom Takes on DSP Position

COVID-19 caused a worldwide pandemic and has really affected the disabled community. COVID-19 ravaged many group homes and direct support...

It is More than Just a Job for DSPs

Our stories have all mentioned how amazing and kindhearted direct support professionals are. However, now during this COVID-19 pandemic,...

She is Different, and That is Ok

Carmen and Mike Long have been married for 35 years and have four exceptional children. Now, all their children are adults and have moved...

A Mother Putting Her Trust in Angels

Lori Howard would do anything for her son Robbie, who was born with numerous handicaps. Unfortunately, when Robbie was born there were...

Ali's World

Alissa (most people call her Ali) is a 34-year-old woman who attends the Hi-Hope day program and lives at home with her parents, Karen...

Kristen Dille's Story

"The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members." - Mahatma Ghandi Kristen Dille, age 30, is a...

Her Story: Mary Catherine Waits

When the Waits were expecting their daughter Mary Catherine 27 years ago, they experienced every parent’s worst fear-- a traumatic...

DSPs Go Above and Beyond Care-giving

Deborah Waller became a direct support professional (DSP) once she realized there was a need in the community. When she first began...

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