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.

Self-Direction for All: A Training for Program Stakeholders

Self-Direction for All: A Training for Program Stakeholders

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 […]

Self-Directed Supports Support Coordinator Training Presentation

Self-Directed Supports Support Coordinator Training Presentation

This training presentation was developed by the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities. The objectives of the presentation include: Understanding self-directed supports and its relationship to self-determination Designing self-directed supports through the person-centered planning process Creating the individual budget allocation Working […]

State of Missouri: MoHealthNet Developmental Disabilities Waivers Manual

State of Missouri: MoHealthNet Developmental Disabilities Waivers Manual

The Missouri Department of Mental Health’s Division of Developmental Disabilities (Division of DD) administers four Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The four waivers are: Comprehensive Waiver Missouri Children with Developmental Disabilities Waiver […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Georgia Independence Plus Initiative

Frequently Asked Questions: Georgia Independence Plus Initiative

These FAQs describe self-determination, self-directed service delivery, and how the Georgia Independence Plus Initiative is involved in offering self-directed services. Georgia’s Department of Human Resources and Department of Community Health amended Home- and Community-Based Waivers for people with disabilities and […]