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Supported Decision-Making in Action

Announcements

Free statewide half-day training on guardianship with Jonathan Martinis on November 30, 2018 Jonathan Martinis, advocate and nationally known expert, will teach us about Supported Decision-Making (SDM), a way for people with disabilities to make their own decisions and direct their own lives, with the help of friends, family and...

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Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week

DSP Appreciation

During Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, we salute the 4,500,000+ direct support professionals (DSP) who provide the services needed for individuals with disabilities and older adults to maintain independence at home and in the community. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless,...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Events

Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services

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We look forward to joining our community partners at the 21st Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services, October 25th & 26th at Boise State University. The conference focuses on providing quality disability and mental health services to the people we support in the community. There will be a lot to...

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Run for 271

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We are excited for the Run for 271 tomorrow, June 2 at McCuen Park downtown Coeur d’Alene! The 7th Annual Run for #271 is a local fundraiser for the 11 elementary schools in our district. It’s great to be involved with such an awesome event. We’ll be at our...

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Care Network Idaho Brochure

Services

We’re excited to share program updates with you! Our program brochure is a quick and easy way to learn more about our services and our commitment to you. Click the link below to view the brochure: Consumer Direct Care Network Idaho Brochure Consumer Direct Care Network Idaho has built a national...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!

Announcements

The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown

Events| Peer Network

We are thrilled to hear one of our Idaho participants, Shannon Brown, was crowned 2018 Idaho Miss Amazing last Saturday, March 17. Shannon will move forward to compete in the National Miss Amazing pageant, August 3-6, in Chicago. Congratulations, Shannon! Shannon loves to volunteer, having given her time and efforts to the West Valley...

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Advocating for Accessibility and Inclusion

Peer Network

In recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we asked our Peer Network members “Why accessibility and inclusion is a big deal to you?” Suzette – Caldwell, Idaho I am the mother of a beautiful young lady named Shannon. Shannon has been given the amazing opportunity to move into an...

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