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What’s In Store for I/DD Providers in 2024? Staffing Woes Top the List

While we’re into a new year, one thing that hasn’t changed is the biggest issue keeping I/DD providers up at night:... Read more »

Proposed Rule on Overtime Is Historic, But You Can Have a Say

Last fall, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Defunding and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and... Read more »

Expert Insight: Holly Rhodenhizer, A Serendipitous but Satisfying Path to Leadership

Sometimes the most serendipitous situations change people’s paths, and lives are touched in unimaginable ways. That is true of Holly Rhodenhizer,... Read more »

10 Tips for Inclusive Celebrations

The holidays are a wonderful time to connect with family, but for individuals with I/DD,  celebrations can often be overwhelming. Disruptions... Read more »

Build an Organizational Ship for Smooth Sailing During State Surveys

The prospect of a state survey can feel like sailing in stormy waters for I/DD agencies. However, there are ways to... Read more »

6 Ways Art Can Benefit Individuals with I/DD

“Art is something that anybody can do,” says board-certified art therapist Lori Mackey. “It’s not about how good it is; it’s... Read more »

7 Tips to Make Vaccinations Less Stressful

Yearly vaccinations for diseases like the flu and COVID are a simple way to protect our health and prevent the spread... Read more »

Increasing Independence Through Assistive Technology

Technology has become an integral part of most people’s lives. Smart phones and other devices have evolved from luxuries to necessities... Read more »

Advancing the Behavioral Health Sector: Brian Nguyen

What is your role with the I/DD division at PharMerica? I’m the director of pharmacy for Pharmacy Alternatives in Anaheim, California.... Read more »

Edward Hershey, President and CEO of Home of Guiding Hands

Edward Hershey, President and Chief Executive Officer of California-based Home of Guiding Hands is a fearless leader in the best sense... Read more »