Senija Bajric

I Am Committed to Paraquad


I immigrated to the United States from Bosnia, a country where you wouldn’t see a person with disability working or out in public. However, I quickly learned that people with disabilities are just like you and me. Read more

Alyssa Schafer

Medicaid Fraud: What Is It?


Recently in the news, you have probably happened on a few stories focused on Medicaid fraud. Some of these involve doctors or hospitals, but many focus on fraud and waste in home and community-based services. Read more

CDS Attendant

CDS: It’s All About the Consumer


I drove a round trip from St. Louis to Kansas City, Mo., last week. I saw a lot of billboards — a lot. And I saw a fair amount of billboards advertising companies that provide home-based personal care services for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Read more

CDS Participant

Back to the Start of Consumer Directed Services


For many people, having assistance from a reliable and qualified personal care attendant is a key part of living an independent life full of choice and opportunity. Thankfully, many men and women before us helped create programs and services to give us easier access to personal care attendant services. Read more