Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support

Type: Video

Formats: OnlinePublished: 2019

“Invaluable: The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support” is a documentary film exploring the underappreciated and underfunded work of direct support professionals (DSPs), the people who support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in living full lives as members of their communities. Through stories and interviews with DSPs, family members, advocates, and people with disabilities from across the country, the film honors the complexity of the work and the immense value it provides to individuals receiving support. 44 minutes. Closed captioned.

Areas of work: Direct support workforce