One of the most reliable support systems known to humanity is the family unit. This system is essential for a family that has an adult with special needs. However, in reality, ...
More than ever before, caregiving is recognized as a critical element of everyday life for millions of families of adults with disabilities throughout the United States. The types of care that ...
The Pennsylvania Waiting List Campaign, you may have heard the term, but you may be wondering what exactly it is and why it matters. The sad truth is, people with disabilities, ...
It has always seemed to me that people trying to follow the rules and figure out what services they need should be issued magical decoder rings.  As a former County Deputy ...
Choices, choices! Respite or Companion?  Why is this so complicated? No one ever said that understanding the rules and words would be easy.  One of the most frequent confusions is the ...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEAM) month.  Honestly, in our opinion, we need to focus on helping disabled people find employment every month!  Don’t get us wrong; national campaigns are ...
Did you ever arrive at a meeting that was being called “Your ISP” only to be overwhelmed by all the paperwork, questions, and information?  We can help! First, let’s define what ...
Parents, caregivers, and adults with disabilities and special needs often find themselves staring down a seven-figure bill, or more, to cover the cost of lifetime care. Not to mention the stress ...
The voting season is upon us once again. With many important topics at hand, Pennsylvanians have the privilege and duty, as Americans in a free country, to cast their votes in ...
At HCBS, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to live independently and earn an income. For individuals with disabilities and special needs who require lifelong, ongoing support, finding employment ...