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2009 National Direct Support Professional Week

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2009 National Direct Support Professional Week

Monday, September 14, 2009

September 14 - 19, 2009

To honor the direct support workforce and the tremendous difference they make each day in the lives of millions of Americans with disabilities, ANCOR, through its National Advocacy Campaign, proudly sponsored National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week.

We celebrated… and advocated!

State Governors Recognize DSP Week

To honor the direct support workforce, several state governors issued proclamations designating the week of September 14, 2009 as Direct Support Professional Recognition Week in their states!

The following states have celebrated DSP Week!


Media Response

ANCOR Members Celebrate DSP Week

Champaign Residential Services, Inc.




Family Residences and Essential Enterprises

4th Corporation


Harry Meyering Center, Inc.

Mid-Hudson Coalition



New Avenues to Independence

Rainbow of Challenges

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ResCare, Inc.

St. Louis Arc

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Support Providing Employees' Association of Kentuckiana