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Coordinated Assessment System (CAS) Explained

The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has recently revamped their evaluation tool with the Coordinated Assessment System (CAS) designed to feel more like a conversation between the individual and those close to them to acquire the best possible information about the person and their specific needs.

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The Caregivers

Whether a family is taking care of a member with developmental or physical disabilities, a terminally ill loved one, or an elder with dementia there are commonalities which transcend the scope of a “normal” living condition. Of course, love overshadows

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Individualized Service Plans (ISPs) Explained

What is an Individualized Service Plan (ISP)? An Individualized Service Plan (ISP) is a written personal life plan. It is designed to be ever-changing, understandable and usable in helping each individual achieve their personalized valued outcomes. This plan is required by

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