New Publication…. Raising the Self-Determined Child

Raising the Self-Determined Child Making decisions is more than making a choice. As a parent, you can support your child with a disability to learn and practice the process of decision-making. This short booklet on self-determination skills gives helpful tips on helping you child develop skills early in life that can provide a strong foundation… More New Publication…. Raising the Self-Determined Child

New Podcast….NHFV Interviews GSIL

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) – is the statewide organization who assist people with tools for living life independently. This podcast is an overview of who GSIL is and what they do for individuals with disabilities? What programs they offer and how they can help someone who is maneuvering the adult system as an adult… More New Podcast….NHFV Interviews GSIL

Medicaid Beneficiaries & COVID-19 Test

January 21, 2022 Coverage of COVID-19 At-Home Antigen Tests Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in the New Hampshire COVID-19 case rate, New Hampshire Medicaid has added a COVID-19 pharmacy benefit to cover at-home antigen testing for beneficiaries. In accordance with the American Rescue Plan Act, there will be no cost… More Medicaid Beneficiaries & COVID-19 Test

New Resource: School Masking

There is not a one-size-fits-all rule when it comes to school masking policies: Some students cannot or should not wear masks due to a medical condition or disability. Some students may not be able to safely attend school if masks are not worn around them. IEPs and Section 504 Plans can include information about, and… More New Resource: School Masking

Family Voice – New Video

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.

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Supported Decision-Making Is Now Law in NH

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