This training presentation is from Applied Self Direction and was presented over two days in 2018. The presentation describes how self-directed services are different from traditional services, the importance of planning and budgets, and how to take self-direction to the […]
Ask yourself the following questions: Would you like to have more authority to plan your supports based on the lifestyle you choose? Do you want to be more involved in your community and in those activities that interest you? Would […]
This factsheet was prepared to provide information about how two or more people who receive services and supports from the public mental health system can share living space and even share staff while maintaining the essential elements of arrangements that […]
Currently, recipients of the New Opportunities Waiver (NOW), Children’s Choice Waiver and Residential Options Waiver have the option of receiving services through a provider agency or through Self-Direction. The Self-Directed option gives you the most control over your supports, but […]
This handbook explains how Missouri Self-Directed Supports work. It will walk you through the process of being actively involved in creating quality support. Person-Centered Planning and Individual Budgets give individuals with developmental disabilities (with help, as needed) control to direct […]
This handbook tells you about Consumer Direction in the CHOICES program. Guide for use with hiring and firing providers and finding a representative. It includes some tips on how to hire your own workers and direct your own care.
This brochure from the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare describes its self direction program “My Voice My Choice.” The program is available to individuals who are eligible for the Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Waiver who are looking for: Freedom to […]
The purposes of self determination projects for persons with developmental disabilities are to enhance options to choose supports, housing options and employment possibilities, and improve quality of life while doing so cost effectively. The projects also create a foundation to […]