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RI DD Community Quarterly Forum Recordings


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This page contains recordings of previous DD Community Forums that Advocates in Action hosted for the Division of Developmental Disabilities, BHDDH

If you have any questions that weren't answered during one of these forums, or would like more information about a certain topic, contact the Division directly at:

BHDDH.AskDD@bhddh.ri.gov

You can also CLICK HERE for additional contact information resources from BHDDH about the RI DD System of Services and Supports.


Rhode Island 2022 Developmental Disabilities Community Forum Schedule

Wednesday, February 9th, 3:00 - 4:30pm| CLICK HERE to view the recording for this event below

Wednesday, May 11th, 3:00 - 4:30pm | CLICK HERE to view the recording for this event below

Wednesday, August 17th, 3:00 - 4:30pm | CLICK HERE to view the recording for this event below

Wednesday, November 2nd, 3:00-4:30 pm | CLICK HERE to view the recording for this event below

You can also CLICK HERE to visit the Division's website for more information


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

(Resource Links Coming Soon!)


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

CLICK on the Images Below to Open the Resource Links that Were Mentioned During this Forum:

CLICK HERE tp download the Agenda from Rhode Island’s Quarterly DD Community Forum on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Rate Review:

CLICK HERE to visit the website for Health Management Associates,
the company working on the Medicaid Rate Review at www.healthmanagement.com

Statewide Workforce Initiative:

 CLICK HERE to Learn about the Statewide Workforce Initiative at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/statewide-workforce-initiative-swi CLICK HERE to Visit the website for SageSquirel, the company working on the Statewide Workforce Initiative at www.sagesquirrel.com

Conflict-Free Case Management:

CLICK HERE to visit the Division’s website for information about Conflict-Free Case Management at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/conflict-free-case-management-cfcm CLICK HERE to download the state’s CFCM Stakeholder Presentation at www.eohhs.ri.gov/initiatives/ltss-no-wrong-door/ltss-no-wrong-door/conflict-free-case-management-and-person-centered-planning-cfcmpcp

Self-Directed Supports Users Group:

CLICK HERE to Learn about the Sherlock Center’s Self-Directed Supports User Group at https://w3.ric.edu/sherlockcenter/sds/sdsgroup.html

The Technology Fund:

CLICK HERE to Learn about the Division’s Technology Fund at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/technology-fund CLICK HERE to View the Everyday Technology Presentation from Rhode Island’s 2022 Self-Advocacy Conference on the Advocates in Action website at www.advocatesinaction.org/2022breakout1-2 CLICK HERE to view the Technology Fund FAQs on the Division of Developmental Disabilities website at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/technology-fund CLICK HERE to download the Technology Fund Flyer on the Division of Developmental Disabilities website at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/technology-fund

CLICK HERE to open the Technology Fund Request Form on the Division’s website at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/initiatives/technology-fund CLICK HERE to visit Able Opportunities’ website for Resources and Information about Assistive Technology at www.ableopps.com CLICK HERE to visit Bridging the Gap’s website for Resources and Information about Assistive Technology at www.bridgingapps.org

Neighborhood Health Plan's Medicaid-Medicare Benefits:

CLICK HERE to visit Neighborhood Health Plan’s website for information about Medicaid/Medicare User Benefits at www.nhpri.org/medicare-medicaid/benefits

Miscellaneous:

CLICK HERE to register for the next RI DD Comunity Forum, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022, at www.tinyurl.com/Nov02DDForum CLICK HERE to visit the Division of evelopmental Disabilities’ Contact Information Page on their website at www.bhddh.ri.gov/developmental-disabilities/contact-us


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Wednesday, May 11th, 2022

CLICK on the Images Below to Open the Resource Links that Were Mentioned During this Forum:

CLICK HERE
to View or Download
the Agenda for the
May 11th, 2022
DD Community Forum

Information about the Technology Fund:

CLICK HERE to learn more and apply for the Technology Fund    click here to download a 2 page guide about the Technology Fund in English.    haga clic aquí para descargar una guía de 2 páginas sobre el Fondo de Tecnología en español


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

We've edited this recording to highlight the Questions asked and Answers given during the forum. We also added contact information for the individual speakers.


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Monday, November 1st, 2021

We've edited this recording to highlight the Questions asked and Answers given during the forum. We also added contact information for the individual speakers.


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Thursday, July 1st, 2021

We've edited this recording to highlight the Questions asked and Answers given during the forum. We also added contact information for the individual speakers.


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Edited Recording for 3/22/21: We've edited this footage to identify the speakers and highlight the individual questions people asked.


Raw Footage for 3/22/21: Full, unedited recording.


Rhode Island DD Community Quarterly Forum: Monday, November 16th, 2020

Edited Recording for 11/16/20: We've edited this footage to identify the speakers and highlight the individual questions people asked.


Raw Footage: Full, unedited recording of the forum.


Questions and Answers Section: Includes the complete set of Questions and Answers from the forum.


Questions from the Community By Topic

We edited the Question and Answer section of the recording and organized it into the topic area listed below.

Enhanced SLA Funding for Day Services

    

    


Public Transportation During COVID

  


State Employee Status and Reaching Your DD Caseworker

   


Paying Family Members as Direct Support Staff

 


Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for Direct Support Staff who work for people that Self-Direct


CPR Training for Direct Support Staff who work for people that Self-Direct

 


Funding for Equipment and Technology

    

    


Transition for Students who are Homeschooled


COVID and the RI DD Community

   


Gym Membership During the Pandemc

 


Electronic Visit Verification

  


Respite Services


The Sherlock Plan


Coordinating the Medicaid Application Process


The Consent Decree Workgroups


"S.T.A.R.T."?


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