This is Assistant Commissioner for the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, Jonathon Seifried's, 06/11/20 webinar update on the COVID-19 status in NJ.
This notice extends temporary DDD Day activity funding through June 29, 2020
This is Assistant Commissioner for the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, Jonathon Seifried's, 05/28/20 webinar update on the COVID-19 status in NJ.
The attached flyer describes steps to minimize the risk of contracting COVID-19.
The attached flyer describes COVID-19 antibody testing.
This downloadable slideshow contains information presented by DDD's Ass't Commissioner Jonathan Seifried on 04/16/20 reviewing the latest information on COVID-19.
This downloadable slideshow contains information presented by DDD's Ass't Commissioner Jonathan Seifried on 04/09/20 reviewing the latest information on COVID-19.
This article reviews new DDD directives regarding community providers being able to claim for alternative services while receiving 75% reimbursement due to a facility closure due to COVID-19.
DDD's updated expedited pre-employment screening requirements for provider staff and self-directed employees outlined in this downloadable document.
This notice provides detailed information in question and answer format for participants, Guardians, Families and Providers on the emergency policies and procedures the Division of Developmental Disabilities has implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as of 03/16/2020.
DDD is calling for immediate actions to help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). No later than Tuesday, March 17, all Division-funded, facility-based day services have been directed to close until advised otherwise. Additionally, the Division has directed that community outings facilitated by providers that are not for the health or safety of an individual should be discontinued immediately.
At Disability Services & Advocacy, LLC we have created a unique position in the Support Coordination industry in NJ called a Regional Support Coordination Manager who is a critical member of the Support Coordination team supporting every participant we serve. Each participant, guardians and family members should know their DS&A Support Coordination Manager, because they can be a valuable member of the planning team in identifying services, providers and how to effectively navigate the complex DDD system. Below is a list of our Support Coordination Managers, the regions they serve, their contact information and an attached list of our Support Coordinators and their corresponding Support Coordination Manager.
The New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities Partner's in Policymaking offers training on How to Build Social Capital into Person Centered Plans on March 14, 2020 from 1pm - 4pm. Click on link for more details.
Please call the Governor to support the ABCD's request for a $13.2 million increase in state DDD funding plus a $6.6 million Medicaid match allocated for an increase in the rates for Support Coordination. Please click on the link for a proposed script for the call to the Governor.
A support coordination agency fills a significant role in the life of an individual with a disability, and
person’s family as well. But what exactly is it? What does an agency do?
The team at Disability Services & Advocacy, LLC, has put together
those questions so that interested parties can make the right decisions for them based upon the