MY LIFE MY CHOICE

MY LIFE MY CHOICE

Information about self-direction, and resources for people interested in seeking self-directed care.

Self-Direction in New York: A Practical Guide for Families

Self-Direction in New York: A Practical Guide for Families

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.

Choosing Which Service Method is Best for You

Choosing Which Service Method is Best for You

The Participant Directed Program (PDP) offers the most flexibility to arrange and customize supports based on the individual’s needs and preferences. The individual can hire their own support staff and make other decisions about how to use their DDS funded […]

An Overview of Self-Determination and DDS Service Models

An Overview of Self-Determination and DDS Service Models

All DDS staff are required to be familiar with the concepts of self determination and DDS’s service models that provide options for individuals to direct their own supports. This training provides an information overview. DDS staff have a variety of […]