This guide from the New York Self-Determination Coalition is for families who are interested in using Self-Directed Services for their child with developmental disabilities. Specific sections offer opinions about the implications of current policies and practices.
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 […]
There have been a number of revolutions in the ways we think about people with developmental disabilities and organize resources and supports available to them. The concept of self determination and its application in Minnesota emerged in the context of […]