Lawmakers Get Earful From Parents

10:01 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Lawmakers Get Earful From Parents

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In a town hall meeting with lawmakers and AHCA, parents described the “combative” environment they deal with when trying to get care for their disabled children.
Social services State lawmakers heard from parents of disabled children, who said the state seems to prefer warehousing their kids in nursing homes for seniors rather have them be taken care of at home. Twice in the past year, state health administrators cut the number of hours caregivers assisted Alex Perez's severely disabled son at his Westchester home.