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This document was prepared by Rita Bird (ddAdvocates Newsletter 17) to seek protection and funding of existing and future programs not included in the State Vision Document.Rita Bird testimony Re Choice

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17.2 MDCH Vision Statement

Posted By: Ed Diegel on May 14, 2010

This document was prepared by a small working group chartered by MDCH and is intended to become the guideline for future services for persons with developmental disabilities. While supporting self determination for individuals to choose from programs ‘within the vision’; it does not protect the right of individuals who would prefer to join or stay [...]

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17.1 The “Choice Resolution”

Posted By: Ed Diegel on May 14, 2010

The attached document contains the proposed “Choice Resolution” for consideration by the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards. It is intended to establish that while self-determination and individual choice are protected, there remains the right of individuals to continue or begin living in residences (large and small) and attending day programs and [...]

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DDAdvocate Newsletter #17 Michigan DCH “Vision” of the Future — Concerning Residential and Vocational Programs
Following is an excerpt from a document we received from Rita Bird who is a member of the Ottawa County Community Mental Health Board. It refers to a draft “Vision Document” prepared by the Michigan Department of Community [...]

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