The Jack Hansen Show Episode 5: Julie Fodor and the Center on Disabilities and Human Development

In the first of three episodes recorded in north central Idaho, Jack interviews Julie Fodor, Director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development, in her offices at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

In this episode, Julie explains what the Center on Disabilities and Human Development is, how it is involved in Community NOW!, and how to help others understand person centered planning.

You can also learn more about the Center on Disabilities and Human Development on their website.

Watch Episode 4 and share it with your friends and family today!

The Jack Hansen Show, Episode 5

The Jack Hansen Show Episode 4: Community NOW! and Christine Pisani

In the newest episode of The Jack Hansen Show, Jack interviews Christine Pisani, head of the Idaho Council on Developmental Disabilities.

In this episode, Christine explains what the Council on Developmental Disabilities does. Then Christine and Jack talk about Community NOW! Community NOW! is a group of adults with developmental disabilities and family members, plus Medicaid providers and officials. They meet to talk about changes they want to see in the Medicaid program for adults with developmental disabilities.

You can read more about the status of Community NOW! on the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, My Choice Matters.

Watch Episode 4 and share it with your friends and family today!

The Jack Hansen Show, Episode 4

The Jack Hansen Show episode 3: Jack interviews Art Evans!

The new Jack Hansen Show episode is out! In this episode, Jack interviews Art Evans, Bureau Chief for Developmental Disability Services for Idaho Medicaid.

Jack asks Art about the K.W. versus Armstrong settlement, how adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities can get involved, and how all people with disabilities should be treated.

Watch it today and share with your friends and family:

The Jack Hansen Show, episode 3

The Jack Hansen Show - Episode 2!

Jack Hansen is one of the thousands of Idahoans affected by the changes that are coming to the Idaho Medicaid program for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The Jack Hansen Show is Jack's online series explaining the changes and how adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities need to get involved. We hope that these videos will help everyone in this Medicaid program has a voice in how the program works.

As promised in the first episode, Jack interviews Ritchie Eppink, Legal Director of the ACLU of Idaho, again in the second episode. This time, Jack asks Ritchie about the Settlement Agreement in the K.W. v. Armstrong class action lawsuit and what happens next:

To learn more, watch the video and read more on the Our Health and Welfare website.

On the next episode of The Jack Hansen Show, coming soon, Jack interviews Art Evans, Bureau Chief of Developmental Disability Services at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

Introducing... The Jack Hansen Show!

Jack Hansen is one of the thousands of Idahoans affected by the changes that are coming to the Idaho Medicaid program for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We are working with Jack to produce a series of videos about the changes. We hope that these videos will help everyone understand the changes and how to get involved so that your voice is part of the process.

In the first episode, Jack interviews Ritchie Eppink, Legal Director of the ACLU of Idaho:

The Jack Hansen Show episode 1: Jack interviews Ritchie Eppink, Legal Director of the ACLU of Idaho, about the K.W. v. Armstrong lawsuit

Jack asks Ritchie to talk about the K.W. v. Armstrong class action lawsuit. In the K.W. lawsuit, the judge ruled that the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare had to make big changes to the Medicaid program for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. To learn more about those changes and why you should get involved, watch the video and read more on the Our Health and Welfare website.