Marissa is a 32-year old woman with Down Syndrome living in Utah who is in a self-direction program. She was able to hire her mom, Kim, to provide her care for the first time during the pandemic. According to Kim, “It was stressful long before the pandemic trying to juggle the safety and needs of my daughter, but with the parent payment option during COVID, life felt calmer and more focused on the challenging needful things.” Read the full story here.
Stories from home: Marissa’s story
October 28, 2021