Tag Archive: policy

Autism New Jersey Announcement: STP Changes Mark Public Policy Win

According to a recent alert: “… the STP, as originally written, would limit housing availability and individuals’ choices. The inclusion of arbitrary density benchmarks would have made certain desired or necessary settings ineligible for Medicaid funding. We are thrilled to announce that the newest version of the STP fully addresses these concerns.”

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Amy Lutz: How to Fight Back: Strategies to Challenge Restrictive Policies Affecting Adults with I/DD

Amy Lutz published a fantastic article for Psychology Today! Thanks to all of you, we are doing exactly what Amy (one of our former guest speakers) recommends.

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