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Showing posts from April 8, 2012

DDRS Quarterly report

Family Voices Indiana encourages its members to learn more about programs and services for individuals with special health care needs and/or disabilities in Indiana. So, we are sharing the recent DDRS quarterly report. The entire document is embedded below. Highlights include: SECTION 144 REPORT DDRS has posted the Section 144 Report to its website, along with a FAQ. The report outlines several proposed changes designed to improve services, contain costs, and reduce the wait list for services for people with developmental disabilities. BDDS Waiver Waitlist Web Portal A BDDS Waitlist Web Portal has been added to the DDRS Website under Information for Consumers. The Portal will allow consumers on the Developmental Disability, Support Services and Autism waiver waitlists to review and update their contact information. To access the information a consumer or guardian will need to provide the following information: Last four digits of Social Security Number or Dart –ID First and Last Nam

Seeking bilingual family leader for health information specialist position

Family Voices Indiana Seeking Latino/Hispanic Family Leaders to serve as Health Information Specialists If you are a parent of a child with a disability, and speak Spanish and English, Family Voices of Indiana wants and needs YOU! The Indiana’s Family to Family Health Information Center Project will: Address the health care financing information needs of Indiana’s families raising children with special health care needs and disabilities Connect families to existing resources, direct support and advocacy Support and expand the Family Leadership Network statewide Now accepting applications from bilingual Family Leaders to support this project as contractors working up to 40 hours a month from your community Requirements: • Bilingual required. Must speak Spanish and English •Must be the parent of a child with special health care needs •Knowledge of Family Leadership •Knowledge of services and systems in Indiana. We provide additional training and support Responsibilities: Provide info