July 28, 2021
This article explores the stories of multiple families that include children with complex health needs who are encouraging legislators to fully fund the infrastructure bill, a federal package that includes $400 billion to bolster home and community-based services for people with disabilities. One featured parent is paid to be her daughter's caregiver, “She enjoys it and can manage it with work. But she does it, in part, because it is difficult finding caregivers. Like other families, she hopes that more federal funding devoted to caregivers increases the number of people who want to pursue it.” Read the full article here.