Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Documentary Viewing - "Invaluable: the unrecognized profession of Direct Support". After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.
Screenings for groundbreaking documentary:
“Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support”
The film, “Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support,” was produced and directed by Jerry Smith and written by Dr. Amy Hewitt from the University of Minnesota's Institute on Community Integration.
The 45-minute film will be shown in its entirely via Zoom on the following dates:
July 28, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Eastern (Register) and August 4, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Eastern (Register).
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are moving out of life-long institutionalism to thrive in the community. Direct support workers are mentors and teachers, empowering people with disabilities to gain control in their lives that were once thought impossible....and this workforce...