September 30, 2020
DSP Recognition Month
Fellow AAPPD Members,
Let's all remember to recognize and showcase our amazing Direct Support Professionals this month!
This year marks the 17th year of Arizona's Direct Support Professional Appreciation Day. Citizens across the state are recognizing t...
September 22, 2020
AZ Voting Resources: It's National Voter Registration Day!
Today is National Voter Registration Day. We wanted to share some information regarding the upcoming General Election that we hope you will find helpful.
The deadline to register to vote in Arizona for the 2020 General Election is October 5th - if you...
March 25, 2020
AAPPD is working during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support and resources to its members, as well as the entire I/DD Community. Here is a collection of frequently asked about resources that may be helpful. Please feel free to ...
March 4, 2020
IDD State Funding Updates - Show Your Support For SB 1552 Today
Show Your Support - SB 1552
Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled - Fund the State's Rate Rebase Study
The State’s Rate Rebase study shows that the system of services for individuals with I/DD is 0 million to 0 million underf...
February 24, 2020
Your Help Needed: Support SB 1552, Increase Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled
Support Long-Term Funding for the Developmentally Disabled - Fund the State's Rate Rebase Study
The State’s Rate Rebase study shows that the system of services for individuals with I/DD is 0 million to 0 million underfunded. Pleas...
May 31, 2019
State Budget Update - Please Help Us Thank Legislators
The Legislature adjourned on 5/28 at 12:59 a.m. after having enacted an .8B budget.
Thank you to all who participated in our advocacy efforts this session - your time and commitment made a difference and helped back up staff efforts throughout ses...
May 31, 2018
Thank Legislators, Governor for DD Funding Today
If you’re an AAPPD member, you’ll know from our communications that the 2018 Legislative Session wrapped up a few weeks ago and that all bills have been passed and are now signed by the Governor.
Here is what was included in the budget related to I/DD...
May 4, 2018
Wondering How I/DD Funding Fared in this Year's State Budget?
On Thursday night the Legislature adjourned the session for the year. The legislature was in session for 116 days, passing out 369 bills. The Governor has 10 days from the end of session to consider the remaining bills that have been sent to him. So...
October 31, 2016
AAPPD, United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Department to Hold 14(c) Compliance Training
The Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities (AAPPD) is pleased to welcome Jennifer Kihnley, Enforcement Coordinator for Child Labor, FMLA, Section 14(c), and Home Care from the Wage & Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of ...
October 6, 2016
Meet Charis Royal - An AAPPD Volunteer!
I am currently a dual MPH/MA student working towards becoming a physician scientist with an emphasis on bio-containment and bio-safety. I graduated in May 2015 Summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Biolo...