ABCD Board Member, Susan McCarthy, Executive Director of Sevita and Cathy Chin were pleased to present, Remote Support in NJ – Technological and Moral Progress, at the conference. The presentation focused on explaining how Remote Support can enable individuals to live independently in the community, work in competitive and integrated environments, participate in inclusive community activities, improve their quality of life, and increase their safety, health, and privacy. The workshop also explained the policy and federal approvals required to bring this benefit to NJ and the sustained promotional efforts and tools that must be in place to realize true progress and full access to RS for individuals with IDD.
The SHA conference is an educational and networking opportunity for housing and service providers, community planners, housing developers, public officials, families/consumers, and those interested in promoting and advancing supportive housing for people with special needs. Addressing state, regional as well as national issues, the conference draws an average of up to 300 attendees.
SHA NJ is a statewide, nonprofit organization founded in 1998, the mission of which is to promote and maintain a strong supportive housing industry in NJ serving people with special needs.
ABCD is proud to be a member of SHA and values their success in creating new possibilities which have had a lasting and positive impact in the community.