We use "Self-Direction" for our son's after-school activities today, and when his school ends at 21+, we plan to move 100% to Self-Direction. See the right hand side of the chart below for a simple vision of "Self-Direction":
MANHATTAN FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL
PLEASE REGISTER HERE
The Opportunity You’ve Been Asking For!
Self-Direction: Questions and Answers with Kate Bishop, Director of Program Development, OPWDD.
Monday, September 25, 2017
Services for the Underserved
305 Seventh Avenue (at 27th Street), 11th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10001*
Self-Direction: So Promising, So Challenging
- Self-direction enables you to select the services you want and to hire and supervise your own staff. You can also manage your own budget.
- Many families have chosen self-direction BUT have faced obstacles of many types.
- Kate Bishop is OPWDD’s self-direction guru. She has offered to try to answer your questions and provide solutions.
QUESTIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE
BY SEPTEMBER 13. PLEASE E-MAIL TO: Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org
Families from all boroughs welcome.
Spanish or Chinese interpretation provided if requested by September 11. Contact Margaret at 212-799-2042 or Margaret.email@example.com to request interpretation.
*Subway: 1 to 28th Street. 2, 3, A, C, E, N, R, Q, B, D, F to 34th Street. Bus: Downtown: 7, 20 to 28th Street/7th Avenue; 4 to 32ND Street/7th Avenue. Uptown: 20 to 28th Street/8th Avenue; 5, 7 to 28th Street/6th Avenue. Crosstown: 23 to 23rd Street/7th Avenue; 34, 34A to 34th Street/7th Avenue.
Light Supper Will Be Provided
For further information, contact Margaret Puddington, chair, 212-799-2042, Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org