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DDA FAMILY SUPPORTS WAIVER PUBLIC FORUM

June 19, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - June 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am

DDA FAMILY SUPPORTS WAIVER PUBLIC FORUMnMonday, June 19, 2017 6-8 pm nThe Meeting House n5885 Robert Oliver Pl. nColumbia, MD 21045nThe Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) invites parents and caregivers to a regional forum to discuss services to be considered for a new Family Support Waiver. The DDA Family Supports Waiver program will provide individual and family supports for children birth to 21 with developmental disabilities who are on the DDA Waiting List. DDA has conducted some national research on services and supports that may be helpful including: respite, supportive home care, family empowerment supports, community navigation and supports, family caregiver training, assistive technology, emergency response, environmental modifications, family-to-family supports, self-advocacy supports, individual education and training, and peer-to-peer supports.nDDA wants to know what supports would be helpful for you, your family, and your family member with a developmental disability in the home, community, after school, nights, and weekends. The Family Support Waiver draft waiver service descriptions and definitions should be reviewed prior to the event and will be posted to the DDA Website by June 9th. Individuals who are unable to attend the forum can share their input via a dedicated email at wfb.dda@maryland.gov through June 23, 2017. To view additional information about the Family Support Waiver visit: https://dda.health.maryland.gov/Pages/DDA_FAMILY_SUPPORTS_Waiver.aspxnTo register, please visit:nhttps://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee8gviqu1ff7022d&oseq=&c=&ch=n

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June 19, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
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June 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am
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