January 22, 2022 – Virtually 9:00am-4pm Study after study has shown that when people with physical, medical, and/or mental health support needs, have more control over their life and make more decisions for themselves – when they have more self-determination – they have better lives. People who are more self-determined are more likely to live… More Supportive Decision Making Conference
In this video, NH Family Voices Director, Terry Ohlson-Martin talks about her personal journey with family voice. She shares how her voice helped get the services and support she needed for her son, and her realization early on that she knew him better than anyone else.
It’s an opportunity to inform the programs and services that serve us and build strong relationships with the educators and providers in our lives so we can reach the goals we have for ourselves and the people we love. Finding our voice is a journey, and like most experiences that shape us, it can be… More Your Voice Campaign
On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, Governor Sununu signed SB 134, which establishes Supported Decision-Making (SDM) as a statutorily-recognized alternative to guardianship for adults with disabilities and their families. In a guardianship proceeding, an adult with disabilities loses their right to make important decisions about their own lives, even about where they reside or how they… More Supported Decision-Making Is Now Law in NH
The co-director of New Hampshire Family Voices, Terry Ohlson-Martin, joined NH Latino News Network last week to discuss the organization’s ongoing work and the pandemic’s impacts on its daily operations and community, along with the importance of making resources accessible to all local families.
Social Story – Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine created by The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities (@ThinkEquitable) to help adults with developmental disabilities prepare for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.