Respite Voucher Learning Collaborative Meeting

January 20, 2022

Overview of Self-Direction and Update of Participant-Directed Respite Guidebook

Presentation of Molly Morris, Kate Murray, and Merle Edwards Orr, Applied Self-Direction

Molly Morris and Merle Edwards-Orr with Applied Self-Direction provided an overview of self-direction with a focus on the most recent Internal Revenue Service tax and Department of Labor issues relevant to respite voucher programs. They facilitated a discussion seeking input from Lifespan Respite grantees and their partners on what should be see added to or modified in the updated Respite Voucher Guidebook, and to learn more about State Lifespan Respite voucher initiatives.