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Nom inate a Direct Support Professional or Employer Advocate

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are vital to the life experiences of many people with disabilities in Maryland.  From employment support to community living assistance, DSPs are many times the key difference between community participation and isolation for those with disabilities. 
The Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) and the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) join others throughout the United States in marking September 12th through September 16th, 2016 as DSP Recognition Week. MDOD and DDA plan to travel the state thanking Direct Support Professionals for  their dedication and expertise.  We will also be highlighting local employers who have gone above and beyond to successfully utilize the talents of those with disabilities in the workforce.
Join us in our celebration by nominating an outstanding DSP, advocate, employer, or organization for recognition . See the below materials for details.  Nominations are due by August 19th. 

Click for the Nomination Form
Press release prepared by
Carrie McGraw, PIO
Maryland Department of Disabilities
217 East Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202