February Update

February 28, 2023

In the Driver’s Seat continues to move forward in 2023! Soon we will be sharing some exciting news about a new service that we will be offering. As always, our goal is to help you all navigate and utilize all Self-Direction has to offer so stay tuned for our announcement within the next month! Collaboration is […]

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Year in Review - In the Driver's Seat

Year-End News

December 31, 2022

2022 has been another busy year for In the Driver’s Seat. As many of you, we’re looking forward to 2023 as a year of joy, hope, and growth. A quote by Rachel Elizabeth Cargle speaks to our wish for all of you: “We hope that 2023 is a year where the courage and the creativity […]

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Map For Self Direction

October Update

October 29, 2022

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October, colleagues from the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, In the Driver’s Seat, Future Centered Care and other organizations have been working together to better understand if and how individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are using Self-Directed services to assist them with employment. We’ve developed […]

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On Monday, August 1, NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) awarded a grant to In the Driver’s Seat to expand our support and services.

Summer Update

August 24, 2022

In the Driver’s Seat is celebrating! On Monday, August 1, NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC) awarded a grant to In the Driver’s Seat to expand our support and services. Over the next year, In the Driver’s Seat will:   Expand our website and resources to the Albany and Hudson Valley regions Continue to provide our newsletter “Power Steering” Translate the […]

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Spring News - Spread the Word Inclusion

May Update

May 26, 2022

On Friday, May 13th, In the Driver’s Seat convened A Call to Action – Staffing. A committed, insightful and talented group of self-advocates, family members and providers came together via Zoom to brainstorm and contribute positive solutions to the challenges related to locating, hiring, training and retaining self-hire staff. Facilitated by Courtney Hathaway, participants were eager […]

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Spring News - Spread the Word Inclusion

Spring News

March 23, 2022

In this issue of Power Steering, we’ve paid attention to readers’ feedback. We’ve added an FAQ section as well as links to our Connect how-to videos that will guide you through the registration process and help you get the most out of Connect. But first, we are pleased to welcome Courtney Hathaway and Jennifer Russo to our team. You […]

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