James is originally from New Haven Connecticut and has been in Colorado Springs since 1991. He arrived at that time via the Air Force and retired in 1997 as an Air Force Medic and Licensed Practical Nurse. He has over 40 years of medical experience with the past three years being a Registered Nurse. He graduated from Pueblo Community College Nursing Program in 2014 and has been licensed since 2015.
Respite Care means services provided to an eligible member who is unable to care for himself/herself on a short term basis because of the absence or the need for relief of those persons normally providing care.
Under Residential Habilitation Services and Supports (RHSS) the responsibility for the living environment rests with the service agency and encompass Individual Residential Services and Supports and Community Transition Services
Supported employment services, which consist of paid employment for persons for whom competitive employment is unlikely, and who, because of their disabilities, need intensive ongoing support to perform in a work setting.
Provides necessary services and supports for individuals with adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities so they can remain in their homes and communities with minimal impact to individuals’ community and social supports.