Two Upcoming Quality Trust Events – Choosing a Service Provider & SDM Symposium

Quality Trust Education Session: What You Should Know about Choosing a Service Provider – May 18th

There are hundreds of providers in Maryland and DC who offer home and community-based support services funded by Medicaid Waivers. How do you go about connecting with and choosing those with the capabilities to meet your family member’s needs? After an overview of the types of support services available to people with developmental disabilities, we will discuss what to look for when researching and selecting a provider. We will go over the criteria you should use to assess whether a provider is equipped to serve your family member. Don’t miss this valuable session!
Presenters: Tina Campanella, CEO, and Rosalind German, Personal Support Facilitator at Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities.
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Place: Quality Trust Office – 4301 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 310
Note: The office is at the Van Ness/UDC Metro on the Red Line. There is parking adjacent to the building.

National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Symposium, “Taking Stock and Forging Ahead” – June 10th & 11th

Registration is open for the National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making Symposium, “Taking Stock and Forging Ahead.”
This Symposium has the following goals:
  • To review the progress and achievements in implementing SDM as a primary decision-making support tool
  • To share what has been learned about the impact of SDM in the lives of real people
  • To examine the challenges of implementing SDM while also supporting health, safety, and well-being
  • To define what more is needed to ensure that progress in advancing the use of SDM across the life span continues
The Symposium’s presentations and facilitated discussions will address a wide range of SDM topics and reflect work done at the local, state, and national level. Participants will include national and local leaders, innovators, and practitioners, including people who use SDM and their families. We invite you to be part of this exciting learning exchange so that we can work together to ensure people with disabilities and older adults have access to the supports they want and need to shape and direct their own present and future.
Dates: Wednesday, June 10 & Thursday, June 11, 2019
Place: American University Washington College of Law – 4300 Nebraska Ave., NW
Registration: Registration is free, but required. Space is limited, so please register today by completing the registration form at and returning it to

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