May 25, 2023- In a new ADDPC blog post, Arizona APSE wants to highlight the stories of job seekers with disabilities all over our state. Everyone’s experience is different and can provide valuable insight into how we advocate for their success. Today we will meet Lindsey Eaton, a 27-year-old with autism.
May 10, 2023 – TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is trying to navigate how to investigate claims of mistreatment in care facilities, schools, or wherever an entity is responsible for providing care.
Arizona Caregiver Coalition is now hiring for the Executive Director Position. The Executive Director (ED) serves as the chief executive of the Arizona Caregiver Coalition organization, and, in partnership with the ACC Board of Directors, is responsible for the success of the ACC.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. This position will close Wednesday, May 17th.
To view the full position description, click here.
April 21, 2023 - The Sprout Film Festival focuses exclusively on films that celebrate the diverse lives and creativity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and strives to challenge assumptions and break down stereotypes. By introducing powerful, thought-provoking films from around the world to new and ever-more inclusive audiences, we promote greater acceptance, celebrate difference, and light the spark to help make the invisible, visible.
April 10, 2023 - Jason talks to George Garcia regarding Supported Decision-Making alternatives to guardianship discussing the benefits and why is important to the disability movement.
March 21, 2023- Gabriella talks about her employment journey as a person with a disability. Come and listen to her on March 23, 2023, at 1 PM as she talks about seeing disability as something you have, to seeing disability as part of who you are.
March 30, 2023 - On the last day of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we share a video of Asim Dietrich the supervising attorney for investigating, monitoring, and accountability at the Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) talking about why employment is important to him.
March 23, 2023 –(Webinar) Making the Shift: Seeing disability as something you have to seeing disability as part of who you are Gabrielle Ficchi Ph.D., LPC, LPCS, MA, CRC
The webinar is about encouraging and helping youth and young adults with disabilities to reach their full potential. It's a message Gabrielle Ficchi wholeheartedly believes in and it's the single greatest factor she has found in working with individuals with disabilities and their families is giving them these opportunities to be their best selves.
March 16, 2023 - (Webinar) Sticks and Stones: Empowering Youth to Address Bullying and Intimidation, Nicholas Love & Gina Griffiths
Join us for a webinar featuring Rev. Nicholas Love and Gina Griffiths as we discuss the next steps to stop bullying within the disability community through the exploration of intersectionality and empowering youth.
March 8, 2023 - With March Madness in full swing Rachel Hargis, the Disability Services Manager at the Footprint Center; talks about the importance of making venues accessible for everybody and making a livable wage for individuals with disabilities.
March 6, 2023 - The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council mourns the loss of a rolling warrior Judy Heumann her courage inspires us every day to work toward a more independent life for the disability community in Arizona.
August 9, 2022 – The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (ADDPC) is proud to announce the release of their new literature review “COVID-19 Impact on the Disability Community”. This literature review shows how the disability community has been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
The Primary Care Provider Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is aimed at providing primary care providers, particularly family physicians and nurse practitioners in Arizona, with continuing medical education related to more equitable and inclusive health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). With insight and guidance from a diverse group of community partners that includes self-advocates, subject matter experts in supported decision-making, guardianship, and health care for underserved communities, the project team has developed a free Continuing Medical Education program with three modules that focus on different aspects of providing medical care for people with disabilities.
The three topics covered by the CME program are: Understanding Current Health Inequities among People with I/DD and the History of Marginalization Consent and Capacity as it Relates to People with I/DD Applying Supported Decision-Making in the Clinical Context This project is produced by Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities and is funded by a grant from the Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council