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NCI Webinar on Medication and State Efforts to Reduce Overuse

Date: 02/2013

As part of the NCI’s efforts to offer state DD managers and stakeholders useful data for systems change, NCI data on adults with I/DD taking  medications for mood, anxiety, psychosis and behavior will be presented on a national webinar.  NCI staff will describe differences in use of these medications by diagnosis, by residential type, and other demographic differences.  Featured will be four states’ (Ohio, Massachusetts, Missouri, Georgia) Read More

Punxsutawney Pete Travels To AAIDD’s 137th Annual Meeting!

Date: 02/2013

Join Punxsutawney Pete as he travels to Pittsburgh, PA to attend the 137th American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' Annual Meeting June 3-6th, 2013. The 137th AAIDD Annual Meeting, Race to Catch the Future, will provide researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives.

 Registration Opens Monday March 4, 2013. More information on Read More

Photos from Senior Vice President Stephen Leff’s Celebration

Date: 01/2013

Photos from the January 25th, 2012 celebration of career and contributions of our colleague and Senior Vice President H. Stephen Leff. Several of Stephen's current and former colleagues were present to mark Stephen's achievements.

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National Core Indicators has been profiled in Governing Magazine

Date: 01/2013

National Core Indicators has been profiled in Governing Magazine in an article called "Measuring Developmental Disabilities Services' Success."

The article discusses the origins of NCI and its use as an outcomes measure. "It started around the time states began flirting with managed care," says Charles Moseley, associate executive director of NASDDDS. "And we were also starting to hear from other directors that they were getting a different kind of question from legislators Read More

HSRI discusses ‚ÄúLeveraging Data for Sustainability‚ÄĚ in a SAMHSA webinar

Date: 01/2013

HSRI was invited to make a two-hour presentation on leveraging data to sustain funded programs, as part of a two-day sustainability webinar organized for SAMHSA’s Minority AIDS Initiative grantees funded through the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). The webinar was organized by the Behavioral Health and HIV/AIDS Coordinated Technical Assistance Center (CTAC). The sustainability of programs beyond the period of grant funding is a topic of increasing interest to foundations Read More

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