Suzette Elledge is the Program Manager for Health Coverage, formerly responsible for coordinating the Medical Home Certification program, moving into a role overseeing Family Voices’ involvement with the new health insurance marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado. Although her employment with Family Voices Colorado (FVC) began in 2009, she first got involved with us some 12 years ago, when her two sons, Jacob and Joshua, were diagnosed with autism.
Learn about health insurance options for children with special health care needs from immigrant families, and an opportunity to share your voice on tax policy that affects vital programs.
Family Voices National is partnering with Genetic Alliance and Parent to Parent USA (P2P) to collect resources that will support individuals who wish to act as advocates on behalf of themselves, their families, or others. We are developing an online toolkit and would like to include a personal story that demonstrates the importance of advocacy in each of several topic areas.
Colorado Medicaid recently began using a new questionnaire, the Pediatric Assessment Tool, to determine a child’s level of need for skilled nursing care. Many families are reporting that their home health hours have been reduced as a result, because their child’s needs don’t match what the tool measures. If you’ve been affected, we’d like to hear your story.
The Rockwell family knew their daughter, Sarah, needed the round-the-clock care and supervision that only her residential treatment center could provide. But the cost-conscious managed care system wanted to send her home. Learn how Family Voices empowered Sarah’s parents to advocate for an agreement that keeps everyone safe.
El Instituto de Entrenamiento para Liderazgo Familiar (FLTI) es un programa cívico diseñado para desarrollar los líderes familiares. Además, es una asociación pública y privada, ofreciendo herramientas a los individuos hacia el compromiso y involucramiento cívico.
The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is a first-of-its-kind family civics program. Program graduates develop skills needed to become effective leaders in their communities. The curriculum integrates personal and child development, leadership training, civic literacy and civic participation skills, with each participant developing a final community project.
Check out these opportunities for learning & training in the coming weeks: Estate & Financial Planning For Children with Special Needs September 27 OR October 18, 5:30pm to 7:30pm MetroPoint I Building, 4600 S. Ulster St., Blue Spruce, First Floor, Denver, CO 80237 Call (303) 300-4341 The National Forum on Disability Issues The forum will …
Family Voices Colorado is the Family to Family Health Information Center (F2F HIC) for our state, funded by a federal grant from the Maternal Child Health Bureau within the US Department of Health and Human Services. Funding for the F2F HIC program will expire at the end of Fiscal Year 2012 if new legislation is …