Advocacy involves expressing your views and wishes about issues that are important to you. People with developmental disabilities and their families have the opportunity to advocate for supports, services, and systems change as the State plans for the renewal of the NJ FamilyCare Demonstration (1115) Waiver. New Jersey Family Care is also called the NJ Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver.
Sharing your lived experiences and vision helps policymakers understand why services are important and whether any changes are needed. This resource provides information to help you advocate by sharing your vision for the future and the ways you’d like supports and services to help you achieve the life you want.
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