The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council and the state's self-advocacy/civil rights organizations will provide technical assistance to the Equal Partners Interstate Congress (EPIC), funded by a Project of National Significance Grant.
With $100,000.00 per year over the next three years, EPIC will strive to strengthen the self-advocacy/civil rights movements in Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming; create a a regional coalition; and develop a model for a new DD Network Partner representing the developmental disability civil rights movement.
For more information, contact Brian Dahl.
Independent Study Reveals Benefits of Flexible Funding, Choice, and Self-Determination
The Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) recently commissioned an independent study to survey individuals and families regarding their use of SSP and its effectiveness in helping to pay for services and expenses related to their relative’s disability. Read a summary of the report here.