Yesterday the state unveiled a new website that covers the final HCBS Settings Rules. Please follow this link for more information: http://dds-hcbs.herokuapp.com/ If you have questions feel free to reach out to us.
A coalition of Arkansans comprised of individuals who have disabilities, their families, community members, advocates, and health and social services professionals have written a letter to the chairs of the Legislative Health Reform Taskforce on Home and Community Based Services.
Disability Rights Arkansas provides comments in support of the Department of Human Services (DHS) Community First Choice Plan (or something similar) that was debated last year.
Disability Rights Arkansas comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemakingof the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education.
This report will be presented before the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee on November 13th at 1:30 in Big Mac Room A.
To view a better version please follow this link: Presentation on Protection and Monitoring Systems
Voting in-person on Election Day is the way most Americans cast their ballot and vote, but for many voters with disabilities difficulties getting inside polling places to vote because of architectural barriers are common.
These remarks were presented to the Arkansas state legislature this morning to the Health Services Subcommittee.
There is a PowerPoint presentation as well as a timeline embedded below filled with facts on the Community First Choice Option.