Family Voices wants to ensure families have information to advocate on behalf of themselves and/or their children. This bulletin explains the new person centered process that should be part of the DD, Autism, and Support Services waivers. from DDRS: On January 1, 2009, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) launched a unique and progressive person-centered planning process to better support individuals participating in Indiana’s Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver program. The purpose of the following information is to provide stakeholders with an update on how far along we are toward bringing individuals into the new process, as well as to provide the latest information available about the system. PURPOSE AND PARTNERSHIP The person-centered planning process began as a partnership between DDRS, Indiana Professional Management Group (IPMG), and members of the provider community. The process was developed to ensure services are measurable and
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.