During the waiver process I was given a list of procedural safeguards. The text specifically states, “Choosing your providers is your right.” My family and others should not be forced into agency directed care. Primarily, because it would violate our right to provider choice. Additionally, the implications of this change would be a substantial detriment to families across Virginia. Finding someone to care for our loved ones is difficult. This population of individuals present significant care challenges. Despite my best efforts, I have NEVER secured consistent, reliable care through an agency. Do not infringe upon my right to choose my own provider. Do not create more barriers for parents and spouses to provide safe and reliable care.