September 13 - 19, 2020

Especially durng these challenging times, it is importanat that we take time out

to show our DSPs that we appreciate everything they do and have done throughout the year.

So take a moment and say thank to these hardworking DSPs during this special week.

OPWDD Commissioner Message


All week long, use ANCOR'sDSP Recognition Week Toolkit to access images, messages and more that enable you to spread the word among your networks.

  • Tomorrow and Wednesday, September 15 and 16, ANCOR is a proud sponsor of Relias’ Impact Nation, which offers a range of free sessions for DSPs and others looking to deepen their knowledge and impact.
  • On Wednesday, September 16 at 3 pm EDT, we'll be celebrating the recipients of the Moving Mountains Awards, co-presented by ANCOR, NADSP and the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota. Join the session as part of NADSP's DSP Week Virtual Event.
  • Starting Wednesday, September 16 and through mid-November, nominate an outstanding DSP for one of our 2021 Direct Support Professional of the Year AwardsStay tuned for more details!
  • All week long, tag @TheRealANCOR in your celebratory posts on social media so we can amplify your important work, and don't forget to use hashtag #DSPRW2020!

Thank you for leveraging this week to express your gratitude for the essential work our DSPs do, day in and day out,

to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We couldn't do what we do without them!