The Chicago Tribune published an article last week as the first in a series that will highlight challenges and tragedies in the Illinois disability service system. Importantly, the article notes the significant workforce crisis in the state and how that has impacted individuals receiving services. Read the responses from ANCOR member and Illinois state provider association, IARF, and the Illinois Protection and Advocacy agency which both ask for greater support in administering HCBS programs.
Read ANCOR's initial response here: http://www.ancor.org/sites/default/files/news/ancor_statement_on_chicago_tribune_article.pdf
ANCOR Member talking points here: http://www.ancor.org/sites/default/files/news/ancor_tps_re_chicago_tribune_article.pdf