Members of Family Voices Indiana attended the Developmental Disability (DD) Commission meeting Wednesday at the statehouse. Family Voices tweeted in real time on Twitter @FVIndiana as well. The following were key points of that presentation (embedded below): The Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services (DDRS) is charged with providing information regarding House Bill 1001, Section 144, including the proposal for cost-participation for families at 500% of poverty (approx $110, 000 for a family of four) whose children are under 18. Representatives of key stakeholder groups, to include families and self advocates, will provide updates on progress on this issue. DDRS is trying to improve communication, including more transparency with policies and statistics. A “waiver journey” guide is also supposed to be added to the DDRS site at http://www.in.gov/fssa/2328.htm DDRS is committed to maximizing integrated employment opportunities for people with disabilities through t
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.