Wednesday, February 14, 2018

2017 Report on Direct Support Professionals Released



People with an intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) rely on Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) for daily support that enables them to live in U.S. communities. 
The report describes the current state of the DSP workforce as a "crisis," noting that the average DSP wage is $10.72, most work two or three jobs, and the average annual DSP turnover rate is 45%. 
The full report can be viewed here

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