DSNetwork & Absolute HCBS: Providing Services & Supporting Program Access

Our Public Relations Team has some great news to share with you! For several years, Absolute HCBS has been a proud supporter of the Down Syndrome Network. As part of our support, we have offered complimentary respite services at various workshops, programs and outings. This allows everyone to be able to participate in their informative […]

Tucson & Pima County: Courtney Armstead

I was raised in the Midwest and moved to Tucson 5 years ago after I decided I needed a change in life. I fell in love with Tucson and started my career in behavioral health working mostly in nonprofits. I  am currently in school working towards my degree in Social Work When I’m not in […]

West Valley & Español: Alejandra De Los Santos

I was born and raised in California. I moved from San Diego, CA to Arizona in 2017. I joined Absolute HCBS in August of 2018. I have always been passionate about being an advocate for children and adults with disabilities. My background comes from working ABA in classrooms, households, ABA centers, and out in the […]

Person-Centered Planning

Person-Centered Planning – What is it? Person-Centered Planning is a plan that gives an outline for each consumer. It is highly individualized and involves many hours of interviews to map out where the individual has been and where the individual envisions themselves as they grow older. Person-Centered Planning ensures that the individuals wants, hopes, dreams […]

Attendant Care

Attendant Care – What is it? Attendant Care is non-medical personal care assistance. This assistance may include helping the consumer get dressed, eat, use the bathroom, help with hygiene, light cleaning or laundry. Attendant Care services are personalized for each consumer. In some cases, Attendant Care can also include supervision of a minor.

Respite

Respite – What is it? Respite simply gives the parent/guardian a chance to have time to accomplish things that would ordinarily be much more difficult to do while caring for someone with a disability. Respite can be used to have a date night or to care for other children. Respite can also be used as […]

Habilitation

Habilitation – What is it? Habilitation is a service designed to help individuals learn daily living skills to help them become more independent. We work on goals and objectives with each consumer ranging from learning to tie shoes or using the bathroom to riding the bus to work. Strategies for goals and objectives are written […]

East Valley, Maricopa & Pinal County: Hilari Howard

I was born in New York but raised in Northern California, as the youngest of 5 children.  I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of California, Irvine and lived in beautiful Southern California for about 8 years.  My husband and I moved to Arizona in 2005 to buy a home and raise […]

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