HSRI President Valerie Bradly Will Receive The 2013 Pool of Bethesda Award

Date: 10/2013

The Pool of Bethesda Award will be presented on behalf of the Board of Directors of Bethesda Lutheran Communities. This award is one of Bethesda’s highest honors and it recognizes people who have made outstanding contributions of service and leadership in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the United States.

Valerie will accept the award at the Bethesda 2013 Annual Banquet, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Saturday, November 16th.

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HSRI Hires Three Individuals to Join the Developmental Disabilities Policy Team

Date: 09/2013

HSRI is pleased to announce the hiring of three individuals to join the Developmental Disabilities Policy Team at its Oregon office.  These individuals include:

Erica Hendricks, J.D. is a Policy Associate at HSRI and earned her law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  Prior to joining HSRI she worked in the Oregon State Legislature as a legislative aide, as a law clerk for Read More

For Sarah: Val Bradley Eulogizes Sarah Taub

Date: 08/2013

The following eulogy was given by HSRI President Valerie Bradley at services for Sarah Taub.

For Sarah

By Val Bradley

It is an extraordinary privilege to speak about my dear friend and colleague, Sarah. For 17 years, she has been a steady and powerful presence in my life and has put the imprint of her grace and intelligence on every aspect of the organization that was her professional home, Read More

Sarah Taub 1971 - 2013

Date: 08/2013

It is with deep regret that HSRI announces the passing of our friend and colleague Sarah Taub. Sarah died Saturday, August 3, 2013 after a 10-month fight with cancer.

Since she began working at HSRI in 1996, Sarah became a vital and irreplaceable asset to the HSRI team. Sarah most recently served as the Project Director for the National Core Indicators (NCI) project. As part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Read More

The Riot! - Issue 34

Date: 06/2013

Welcome to our What's in YOUR Cookbook? Issue. Ever heard the old saying, “Too many cooks can spoil the stew”? This Riot issue asks all of us this question and many more.

Do we have the right ingredients for self-advocacy to be successful? What does it really take to make self-advocacy a powerful movement? Do the advisors run it all? Will the government recognize self-advocates and give us the money we Read More

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