Long Term Supports and Services

Intellectual Disability Service Providers Want to Protect Clients. The State Isn’t Telling Them How

Bars, restaurants, nursing homes and assisted living facilities have closed or are practicing social distancing in Arizona. But group homes and other programs have received little guidance, putting people with intellectual disabilities at risk. John and Christi Estrada, one of many Arizona families left without COVID-19 guidance. (Courtesy of Christi Estrada) by Amy Silverman, Arizona Daily Star, …

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People with Developmental Disabilities Were Promised Help. Instead, They Face Delays and Denials.

Left to right: Kyra Wade, Drew Bolender, Emory Webster, Eric Nunn, Jaden Ruiz and Mike Lundergan are all Arizonans with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Though they don’t know each other, each has struggled to receive care from the state’s Division of Developmental Disabilities agency. (Tyrone Weedon/Make Studio for ProPublica) Source:  ProPublica Arizona is known as the …

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Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as they Age | Resources for Integrated Care

Source: Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as they Age | Resources for Integrated Care Live Webinar Air Date:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – 12:30pm to 1:45pm Description:  Nationally, the number of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) over the age of 60 is steadily increasing and by 2030, the number of adults with I/DD …

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A Roadmap to Success in LTSS

Source: National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) States and managed care organizations need assurance that their partners can coordinate care effectively across medical, behavioral and social services and help keep people in their preferred setting—often, their home and community. NCQA has released Roadmap to Success in LTSS, a compilation of resources to guide organizations through …

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No Wrong Door No Wrong Door Systems (Aging and Disability Resource Centers)

No Wrong Door Source: No Wrong Door This paper provides concrete examples of how seven No Wrong Door Systems—sometimes called Aging and Disability Resource Centers—are promoting person- and family-centered practice. No Wrong Door Systems involve an array of organizations including Area Agencies on Aging, Centers for Independent Living, and state agencies such as Medicaid agencies …

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National Goals Conference: Long Term Supports and Services Strand

National Goals in Research, Practice and Policy for and with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Setting a National Agenda for Long Term Supports and Services Research, Practice, and Policy In August 2015, a National Goals in Research, Policy, and Practice working meeting was held in Washington, DC to summarize the current state of knowledge …

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