This week, we have a HISTORIC opportunity in the fight to make life in the community possible for everyone.
Susan, an advocate from Ohio, shared what it would mean in her life to get increased funding for home and community-based services, including more support for direct support professionals.
“I cannot stress enough how much decisions made in Washington impact my life and the lives of countless others.”
The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to vote on the Build Back Better Act, which will provide critical support to millions of people with disabilities, their families, and the direct support profession workforce. It includes:
· Increased funding for home and community-based services
· A national paid leave program
· Improvements to Supplemental Security Income