Hosting Education Workshops for Community to support and understand the 2023 Legislative platform priorities developed by the Florida Developmental Disabilities that were identified by stakeholders, family members, and self-advocates.
Focus of training and community campaign included understanding on why it is important to invest in home- and community-based services to include individuals with I/DD in their communities
Prioritizing and scheduling legislative visits about the value of investing in Florida’s Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waiver for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This waiver is referred to as the iBudget waiver to include services that encourage inclusion in the community; a safe, healthy, meaningful life; and help the individual avoid costly, restrictive institutional care.
B. Buil is an endorsed Chaplain, DEI Educator, Somatic/Trauma Care Practitioner, Disability Rights Advocate, Environmental and Social Justice Activist