A program in New Mexico to assess, and improve upon the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury.
|Arkansas Disability and Health Program|
The state of Arkansas is working to approve the health of people with disabilities
|California's Self-Determination Pilots|
Information concerning self-determination pilot programs underway at four California Regional Centers.
A program to assist families who have a member with disabilities to find supports in their community.
|Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania|
A non-profit corporation in Pennsylvania that works with people with disabilities and their families, their organizations, and their advocates to ensure their right to live in their communities with the services they need.
|Having It Your Way: Understanding State Individual Budgeting Practices: NASDDS Individual Budgeting Study|
This report summarizes the results of a study of state individual budget development practices conducted by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS).
|HCBS Clearinghouse for the Community Living Exchange Collaborative|
This website helps states to share information, tools, and practical resources on how they provide supports to people with disabilities.
|Health Promotion for People with Disabilities: Michigan's Strategic Plan 2008-11|
This report explains Michigan’s plan to improve the health of people with disabilities.
|Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives|
An organization in Illinois that offers self-advocates, families and friends the opportunity to create Microboards and Human Service Cooperatives.
|Illinois Life Span Project|
A central source of information about services available to persons with developmental disabilities in the state of Illinois.
|Institute for Innovative Transition|
This agency works to make sure that youth with disabilities are able to move smoothly from high school to adult life. It serves Monroe County in New York state. It has information for agencies, families, and people with developmental disabilities.
|IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct)|
This program allows individuals to use public funds to create their own support and service plans.
|Kansans Educating and Empowering Persons with Developmental Disabilities|
A statewide training program for direct support professionals that addresses supporting personal health and community presence for persons with disabilities.
|Kentucky Consumer Directed Option|
A program that allows Kentucky Medicaid waiver members to choose who provides their non-medical waiver services. Members can direct all or some of their waiver services.
|MN Region 10 Quality Assurance|
A person-driven quality assurance process operating in southeastern Minnesota to evaluate services for persons with developmental disabilities.
|Monadnock Developmental Services|
A pioneering agency in supporting self-determination
|Money Follows the Person Grants|
A federal program that assists states in helping create more opportunities for the elderly and people with disabilities to move from institutions to the community.
|New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (DDPC)|
The DD council for New York state. It seeks to improve the lives of people with disabilities in New York in the areas of community involvement, employment, recreation and housing.
|Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities|
A council that seeks to increase the independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in Oregon. It has some unique publications.
|Pennsylvania's Waiting List Reduction Initiative|
In 1998,Pennsylvania stakeholders developed a solid plan to reduce the state's waiting list for community services. This plan presently is being implemented.
|Person-Centered Agency and System Design Projects|
A project that that helped agencies and community service systems improve the quality and person-centeredness of the supports they provided.
|State Disability and Health Programs|
This program helps states do a better job meeting the health needs of people with disabilities. It is offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
|The Illinois Direct Support Professional Workforce Initiative Project Web Site|
This initiative was intended to improve recruitment and retention of Direct Support Professionals in Illinois.
|The Seeing Is Believing Project: A "Lifeline" for Organizational Change in North Carolina|
A report on a 3‐year program in North Carolina that helped agencies provide more individualized supports for people with disabilities.
|The State Employment Leadership Network|
A network of state developmental disability agencies working to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.