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Self-Direction Resources

You asked and we listened! 

Below we share popular resources that can help you learn more about self-direction and person-centered planning. 

Click on the resource title to access the resource's website or download all of the information via the button below. 

An advocacy organization that partners with other disability advocacy groups. They are experts on creating true self-directed and person-centered environments.

Established to ensure opportunities for people with disabilities to live fully-included lives of their own design through self-direction.

The Charting the LifeCourse framework was developed by families to help people with disabilities and families to help develop a vision for a good life. These tools are used to help a person to learn how to find supports, and what it takes to live the life they want to live.

The Community Living Education Project provides education, training, and resources about the possibilities of community living.

Easy to read guide to supported decision-making for self-advocates. within New Jersey.

NCAPPS is an initiative from the Administration for Community Living and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that helps States, Tribes, and Territories implement person-centered thinking, planning, and practice in line with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy.

The Office of Education on Self-Directed Services provides education and training for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) receiving services, their families, advocates and support coordinators, as well as community partners and other stakeholders.

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