-Self-Determination-encouragement to express individuality, to make choices, develop
and maintains relationships, opportunities and living arrangements of their choice.

-Community Integration-encouragement to participate in the community: seeking education/training, employment, social activities/events and healthcare opportunities
in their chosen community.

-Meaningful Day- providing learning opportunities, formally and informally, daily to meet
the individuals’ needs.

-Person Centered Service Delivery- services are provided based on an individual’s hopes, dreams and personal goals to determine an individual’s specific direction.

-Protection of Harm- ensuring individuals’ served are safe from harmful environments, abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.