This 29-minute documentary explores individuals with developmental disabilities across New York state who have used individualized supports in taking greater control of their lives.
Traditionally, funding for people with disabilities has gone directly to agencies that provide support services. Now individuals have the opportunity to control their budgets and choose the services they want and need. In New York, supports are available to help people make the move from living in large group homes to living in their own homes, with one or two housemates. This program includes profile of eight people who have made this move.