Truth Telling: Bringing Consistency to the Practice of Supporting People

A woman and a man, both wearing kaki pants and casual shirts, in wheelchairs in their living room. They are holding hands and both happy. The woman is smiling particularly brightly.

Truth Telling: Bringing Consistency to the Practice of Supporting People

This is part 5 of 6 in ANCOR and TASH’s Summer 2015 series, Stepping Up to the Promise and the Spirit of the Home and Community Based Waiver: Person-Centered Planning, Thinking, and Doing.


1:00-2:00 PM Eastern, Wednesday, 15 July 2015

About this presentation

Lyle Romer and Jeff Strully will share their perspectives on the factors most crucial to managing an agency that strives to embody the principles of person-centered planning and support.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the difference between certainty / agreement and the measurement of outcomes in supported living.
  • Define the different approaches needed to measure simple outcomes versus more complex and difficult to predict outcomes.
  • Articulate the essence of the feedback loop crucial to good policy development and improved supports for people seeking support.
Who should attend

This presentation will help self advocates, family members, support providers, state agency personnel to understand the the role of person-centered planning in agencies and the evaluation process.

About the presenters

Presenter Lyle Romer, a silver-haired man with a silver bears in an open-collared  shirt and blazer in front of an orange wall and a brightly shining windowLyle Romer has been working for 42 years to support people with disabilities to lead their lives and pursue their dreams by providing opportunities to become involved in their communities in ways which they create diverse connections with other citizens. He is the Executive Director of Total Living Concept.

Jeff Strully, a man with salt-and-pepper hair and beard and glasses in a blue shirt and yellow tie. He is leaning slightly forward and slightly smiling. The background is a bland office.Jeff Strully has over forty years of experience in human services for people with disabilities. He began his career working in more traditional settings, but has been a pioneer in supporting people in individualized and personalized ways. He received a Masters degree in Vocational Rehabilitation counseling from the University of Northern Colorado in 1976. Jeff has been the Executive Director of Jay Nolan Community Services, Inc. for 22 years.

How to attend

This is a live webinar that will be streamed over the web. The presentation will be about fifty minutes, followed by ten minutes for Q&A. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions and the link to join the webinar on the day of the event. Individual sessions are $65 for ANCOR and TASH members and $130 for non-members. To receive the discount, at checkout TASH and ANCOR members must enter the discount code they received via the promotional e-mail. For more information, including the member discount code, contact Donald Taylor at

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