Self-Directed Supports with Independent Support Services


Evaluates the New York Self-Direct Supports model and analyzes national trends in self-directed supports. The project examines how families navigate a self-directed model when the primary caregiver can no longer provide support to the self-directed process. Collaborating with community partner Independent Support Services, Inc., the project collects data that integrates the views of key stakeholders, including individuals who self-direct, their families, and administrators/staff working in the field of self-direction.

Jennifer A Hall-Lande, Libby J Hallas
Jennifer A Hall-Lande, Libby J Hallas
Independent Support Services, Inc. [NY]
Independent Support Services, Inc. [NY]


Jennifer A Hall-Lande :: Research Associate

Libby J Hallas :: Project Coordinator


2020 Evaluation of Experiences with Self Direction in New York State: A Focus on Sustainability

In 2020, people participating in New York State’s self-direction plan were surveyed about their experiences with self-direction. The primary goal of the survey was to examine the sustainability of …

Published: 2021


  • Community life
    • Aging and retirement
    • Consumer/self-directed services
  • Specific life stage
    • Adults
    • Seniors
  • Housing and residential services
    • Family supports/in-home services