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Family Education & Training


This program is designed to assist families with a child with a disability enrolled in Home and Community Based Waiver programs by educating guardians about the benefits and entitlements available to them. This education and training is designed to develop parents' and guardians' advocacy skills. Human First offers training to families with a curriculum that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Family life
  • The educational system
  • Health and personal care
  • OPWDD and DOH services
  • Legal and financial issues
  • Review of benefits and entitlements
  • Develop advocacy skill