August 18, 2021
Nicole LeBlanc, the Self-Advocate Advisor at TASH, argues in this opinion piece for the expansion of home and community-based services. Specifically she states, “When I lived in VT and got HCBS services, I self-directed my waiver and found self-direction to be very empowering. It is vital that we expand self-direction available to support people like me who self-direct their services in hiring and retaining high quality job coaches and support staff. These resources are critical in keeping my anxiety and stress to a minimum.” Read the full article here.