Wednesday, December 30, 2009
More On How The Current System Emphasizes The Disability
I came across this article in the paper on Sunday. It is a good example of how the Medicaid system is set up to emphasize the disability, rather than to focus on developing and supporting a person’s strengths and abilities (a flaw in the system I discuss here). While the disability in this case is not a developmental disability, the decision making process for funding services appears to be (sadly) the same.