Events

June 2nd, 2017

This is an all-day event

This conference is for anyone concerned about ensuring the consistent provision of quality health care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Target audience includes health and mental health professionals; administrative and direct care staff at I/DD service agencies; family members; social workers; HMO representatives; and employees of the New Jersey Departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Health.

For additional information and to register, click here.

June 7th, 2017

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With the renewal of the Community Care Waiver, launch of the Supports Program, and shift to a Medicaid based, Fee-for-Service System individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have unprecedented access to services and supports that can assist them in attaining their desired quality of life. This webinar will discuss how information gathered during the service planning process can help link the individual to DDD services that can support him/her in these six life areas:

  1. Employment
  2. Education/Learning
  3. Entertainment/Fun
  4. Home Life
  5. Responsibilities
  6. Health/Well-Being.

Target Audience includes individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, families, guardians, and Support Coordinators.

For additional information and to register, click here.

June 13th, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) has begun transitioning adult services (ages 21+) from a contract reimbursement system to a fee-for-service system. This change will dramatically affect the way individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities access services through DDD. This presentation will help families understand the new system and learn ways in which they can start to prepare.

For additional information and to register, click here.