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A number have people have reached to ask about @NYGovCuomo's attack on #CDPA services and what it will mean for disabled New Yorkers. I'll try and cover it in the thread that follows. #CripTheVote
#CDPA or Consumer Directed Personal Assistance began in New York and was quickly copied across the country. It was designed by disabled people for disabled people to give us more control over or lives and the supports we used to live in the community. #CripTheVote
#CDPA makes disabled people the employer of the attendants who provide us services. It gives us control over hiring & firing as well as how and when it is provided. It lets us control who touches our bodies, who assists us with our most intimate needs and who doesn't #CripTheVote
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