May 14
Linda Lane, Area Director
Dungarvin Indiana

The Bitter with the Sweet: The Personal Side of Supports

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Most of us love working with the individuals we serve because we enjoy seeing the gains in independence and skill acquisition as goals are achieved and outcomes realized. With some individuals, we develop relationships that while professional in scope, become quite personal in our concern, involvement and genuine affection for them as a person … Read Full Post

Mar 24
Robert Longo, National Director of Operations
Dungarvin National Central Office

Dungarvin DSP’s Honored with ANCOR Award

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Dungarvin’s direct support professional (DSP) staff are essential to our success as a provider organization, and in fulfilling our mission of “respecting and responding to the choices of people in need of supports.” It is particularly gratifying to have the accomplishments of our DSP personnel acknowledged and commended by others. We are proud and … Read Full Post

Jan 26
Steve Valente, Senior Director
Dungarvin Colorado

Dungarvin Staff and Daughter Publish Anti-Bullying Book

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Earlier this summer John (Jonny) Nelson, a Program Counselor in the Colorado Springs Community Participation program, along with his daughter Paige, became published authors with the release of Edgar the Bee: Overcoming Bullying – His Personal Story on Amazon.com. Edgar the Bee is a wonderful children's story about the personal "bullying" journey … Read Full Post

Sep 10
Robert Longo, National Director of Operations
Dungarvin National Central Office

We Appreciate Our DSPs!

We Love DSPs

“Direct support professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities, intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community or the least restrictive environment.” This week is Direct Support Professionals Week which recognizes the important contributions of all DSP’s throughout the nation. … Read Full Post

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