Why Become a Member?

Joining the ADSPM shows your support for the Direct Support Profession.

Our membership includes Direct Support Professionals and organizations that support people with intellectual disabilities. Members have voting rights and can participate in important decisions like leadership elections, policy changes, and major initiatives.

An engaged and thriving membership will help us to sustain our vision and mission. Your contributions directly support our priority issues as outlined in our strategic plan.

About Our Membership Fees

Direct Support Professionals

This membership is open to individuals who are either already working in the field or studying to become a DSP but do not belong to one of our member organizations. The one-time fee for this membership is $10. If you are unsure if the organization you work for is an ADSPM member, scroll below for our list of members. Contact us here if you would like to register as an individual DSP. 

Member Organization

This membership is designed for organizations that may include service providers, advocacy groups, or other entities that play a role in the Direct Support Profession. Membership fees for organizations vary depending on their size.

$300- employ 1-200 DSPs
$500- employ 201-500 DSPs
$1000- employ 500+ DSPs