We all are striving for a great life. Each of us have a different definition of what our great life is. A person with special needs should have to option to also have these opportunities. We all should be able to be the best that we can be. Of course, everyone’s definition of what a great life is different. Self Direction gives a person on this New York State Self Direction Program the opportunity to plan their life with their family and friends. Giving them the opportunity to be the best they can be. The Self Direction Program (CSS) has the flexibility to develop a plan that fits the needs of each individual person based upon their abilities, their likes and their personal situations.