Family Voices Indiana has been getting calls from families that have children currently on the Aged and Disabled (A&D) waiver and have been targeted for the Family Supports waiver. We, along with ASK and the Arc, have sought clarification from Division of Aging and BDDS (Bureau of Developmental Disabilities) about that process and what the family can expect. If your child is on the Aged and Disabled waiver, you should have a review of eligibility for level of care for that waiver every six months. At some point, if your child’s condition has improved, you might have been notified of a waiver transfer, allowing you to stay on the Aged and Disabled waiver until a more appropriate waiver was available. Some of those individuals are now being targeted for the Family Supports waiver because they applied for that waiver as well due to the developmental needs of the child. Those families are being asked to sign paperwork to begin an eligibility screen for the Family Supports Wa
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.