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Author: Created: Friday, August 19, 2011
If there is one thing we can say about our industry, it’s that you’ll never find one of our AAPPD members, vendors, family members, or legislators at a loss of words regarding key issues that affect people with disabilities. So…what’s on your mind? We welcome guest bloggers and ideas for blog topics!
By AAPPD on Friday, July 18, 2014
Sometimes one of the most challenging responsibilities of AAPPD leadership is to respond to member concerns in a manner that will truly achieve results.  When AAPPD leadership began to receive feedback from providers related to Prevention and Supports Training, AAPPD and the Division of Developmental Disabilities agreed that there would be great value in reaching out to a broader group of individuals, family members, and providers to find out how the new training was perceived.  
By AAPPD on Monday, May 14, 2012
by Gina Judy, Chief Administrative Officer, PPEP, Inc. & AAPPD District 5 Vice Chair

It was exciting to hear DD representative, Deb Petersen, ask providers about the idea of a statewide provider meeting at the General AAPPD Meeting a couple of weeks ago!
By AAPPD on Thursday, April 12, 2012

By Max McQueen, Executive Director, Lura Turner Homes, Inc.

“You couldn’t pay me to watch the Super Bowl!” 

 

 With that flippant remark an impromptu fundraiser was launched for Lura Turner Homes for Developmentally Disabled Adults.  

“How much would it cost to make you watch the game?” was the response from my out-of-town friend who wanted to watch the big game with pals when he was in Phoenix on February 5th.  I blurted out, “Ten dollars a minute.”

By AAPPD on Friday, January 27, 2012
The exploding Medicaid population, rising healthcare costs, and healthcare reform has many wondering what will become of long-term care.

On Nov. 18, 2011, AAPPD took the lead in coordinating a collaborative event, “Framing the Future: Starting the Conversation,” at the Disability Empowerment Center in Phoenix.
By AAPPD on Tuesday, December 13, 2011
If there is one thing we can say about our industry, it’s that you’ll never find one of our AAPPD members, vendors, family members, or legislators at a loss of words regarding key issues that affect people with disabilities.