2012 Congressional Lame Duck Session - Medicaid, SSI, Social Security Stories

As Congress reconvenes for a post-election session where potential changes or cuts to programs like Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security may be put on the table, we need your help to put a face on the importance of these programs by sharing lifeline stories about individuals with I/DD.  We welcome stories from self-advocates, parents and other family members, chapters of The Arc, other service providers, and friends. 

About the Individual

* Your relationship to this person
 
* This person needs help with the following activities (check all that apply)
 

 
Does this person receive SSI or Social Security Disability benefits?
Does anyone else living in the home receive SSI?
* Does this person live....
 
Does this person have a roommate?

About the Services and Supports

Does this person currently receive health care or long term services and supports from Medicaid?
Please check any of the services that he/she receives:
 

About the Income Support

This person’s monthly SSI or Social Security check is spent on (check all that apply)
 

Contact Information

Please provide contact information for the individual completing the survey.
* We will use the individual’s first name and photo only with your permission, and will follow up with you if we choose to do so. I authorize release of story/name/image to:
 
* Indicates Response Required