Independent Living Resources

National IL Organizations

History of the IL Movement

IL & Services in Texas

  1. Protocol for Offering a Targeted HCS SSLC Diversion Vacancy. DADS protocol for transitioning from an SSLC to the community.
  2. Promoting Independence (PI) is a statewide DADS initiative that supports allowing an individual with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting available.
  3. Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a national demonstration program, also administered by DADS, that seeks to help Medicaid clients transition from institutions to home and community-based services. Since its inception in 2001, Texas has emerged as the national leader in relocations from nursing homes, successfully moving over 45,000 Texans into the community.

Accessing Federally-run Services

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