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This is my third blog surrounding Governor Walker’s proposed budget, this one is my view on the significant changes to the way the Family Care program will be administered in the near future if the Governor’s Budget is approved as is.
This is the second of a couple of blogs on my concerns with the Governor’s proposed budget and how it affects individuals with disabilities. The significant reduction in funding for Medicaid funded personal cares is my next concern.
This is the first of a couple of blogs surrounding Governor Walker’s proposed budget. I thought that I would start off with the biggest shock and the one that I am the most disheartened to learn about. It is the elimination of the IRIS program (Include, Respect, I Self Direct). We heard that there would be some changes in Family Care, but I don’t know if anybody saw this coming. This is most important to me as my son transitions from the Children’s Long Term Waiver to the Adult system this summer.