Friday, June 20, 2014

#HCBS: "Keeping the Promise: Self Advocates Defining the Meaning of Community Living"

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services invited public comment in 2011 on establishing minimum quality standards for providers of home and community based services (HCBS). The Autistic Self Advocacy Network joined with two other self-advocacy groups, Self Advocates Becoming Empowered and the National Youth Leadership Network, to prepare a report on what community living means. In addition to discussing what kinds of living arrangements should qualify for HCBS funds, this report addressed policy issues in the areas of housing, education, employment, and transportation.

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network: Nothing about us without us

Keeping the Promise: Self Advocates Defining the Meaning of Community Living | Autistic Self Advocacy Network


Joint Report Issued on Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Standards

95 Disability Rights Groups Call on CMS to Issue HCBS Regulations

ASAN-Kentucky Comment on New HCBS Waiver Regulations

ASAN Comment on Healthy Pennsylvania 1115 Demonstration Application

For more HCBS Reports, Comments, etc... by ASAN:refer to

hcbs | Search Results | Autistic Self Advocacy Network .


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