Category: Participant News

Quality Assurance and Compliance – What you should know

Understanding ISSNY Reporting and Investigation Policies and Procedures ISS takes Quality Assurance and Compliance very seriously. In this eblast we’ve included two resources as a general guidance for reporting and investigations. ´╗┐Quality assurance and compliance are essential components in ensuring that programs and services meet the required standards and regulations. Quality Assurance drives the value and […]

Making Your Own Path

Self-Directing, Chris has recently obtained a job through Winters Center for Autism. He is working at an Accounting firm once a week where he is assisting with clerical tasks, copying, organizing, assembling folders/packets, mailings, sanitizing and shredding. This is a huge milestone for Chris, and he and his family are SUPER excited!

Employer Tool Kit

Helpful resources regarding employment information for our participants and future employers

Important Information Regarding Self-Direction

Action Required We are reaching out to you today to explain some changes going on in the Self Direction world and to request you complete the survey and attestation below. In December 2022, OPWDD provided retroactive rate increases (of 5.4%) to most HCBS Waiver Services, effective April 1, 2022. At that time, Brokerage and Self […]

ISS Participant takes trip to Wax Museum

Self-Direction participant Zenaida loves to do events like such as visiting Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in NYC. She had an amazing time and is looking forward to more events in the future!

Circus Fun in Upstate NY

Cole All Star Circus Hosted By Monticello MafcoFootball was attended by one of our Self-Direction participants. Here are a few photos with Zenaida at the event.

Brittany Schiavone featured on The Today Show

Brittany Schiavone, ISS participant featured on The Today Show for World Down Syndrome Day  Inspiring nonprofit gets an upgrade with help from George Oliphant (today.com) Brittany and her entire family will be on George to the Rescue, Saturday 3/26 at 9:00 am and 7:00 pm. on Channel 4 NBC. It will be on Youtube  Monday.