Our Futures, Our Wishes: A Planning Workbook for Caregivers and Families of Loved Ones with Disabilities
Future Planning: A Roadmap of Our Futures, Our Wishes is a printable workbook helping families plan for the future with a loved one with a disability. It offers peace of mind to family members and the individual and provides guidance on how to address difficult topics, including expectations, finances, caregiver transition and the wishes of the individual with a disability. This project arose from an ADDPC grant to the University of Arizona-based Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Disabilities. Click here to read more and download the workbook.
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We cover your questions and answers about a variety of topics important to Arizona residents with developmental disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them, including:
- The AZ ABLE program, providing tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with disabilities
- Laws about Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in Arizona
- Housing options for adults with developmental disabilities in Arizona
Preventing Abuse: Questions Families and Individuals Can Ask
As part of efforts to prevent and raise awareness about sexual abuse of people with disabilities in Arizona in the aftermath of the Hacienda HealthCare investigation underway in early 2019, the ADDPC created a set of resources for families. This downloadable infographic provides a starting point for families to ask service providers and residential facilities that care for a loved one with a developmental disabilities.
Click here to download the printable screen-reader friendly list of questions for providers.
Click here to access the PDF file of "Preventing Abuse."
The following organizations provide directories listing Arizona resources for developmental disabilities. If you would like to add a local organization that
provides a resource directory for Arizonans with developmental disabilities, send us an email at [email protected]
Other Useful Resources for Arizonans with Developmental Disabilities
Recursos en español
Visita Encuentra Ayuda Phoenix para encontrar recursos en español para los servicios de discapacidad en el Condado Maricopa.