Information on expenditure on various types of services for people with developmental disabilities and the outcomes enjoyed by service users. Implications for systems change are often explored. Products focus on specific initiatives, as well as information at a state and national level.
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Managed by: Roger Stancliffe of Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (14 Products)
Electronic Media (5 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (2 Products)
Other (1 Products)
People Who Can Help (4 Products)
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
|Costs and Outcomes of Community Services for People with Intellectual Disabilities|
This book presents information about costs and outcomes of services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The main focus is on community services in the USA, but there are also contributions from the UK and Australia.
|Costs and Outcomes of Community Services for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities|
This brief brought together available research on the costs and outcomes of community services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
|Disability at the Dawn of the 21st Century and the State of the States (2002)|
This book provides a detailed state-by-state analysis of public financial support for persons with MR/DD, mental illness, and physical disabilities.
|Do Noninstitutional Long-Term Care Services Reduce Medicaid Spending?|
This research article looks at the effects of Medicaid spending on home and community-based services.
|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).
|Independent Evaluation of the Monadnock Self-Determination Project|
A report on the independent evaluation of the Monadnock Self-Determination Project in New Hampshire. The evaluation reports improved outcomes and reduced costs. The entire report is available on the internet.
|Minnesota Medicaid HCBS "Waiver" Evaluation|
This report provides findings from a comprehensive evaluation of quality, access and costs of services provided in Minnesota's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services ("waiver") program.
|Putting Consumers First: Promising Practices for Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports|
This report explains how managed care models are being used around the US to fund long-term services. It also offers advice for consumer advocates and state officials.
|Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends (RISP)|
This annual report provides information about where people with developmental disabilities live, and how Medicaid dollars are used to pay for those supports. You download it as a large PDF file or make your own shorter reports online.
|State Studies Find Home and Community-Based Services to Be Cost Effective|
This document summarizes findings across 38 state studies about the effectiveness of home and community based services (HCBS).
|Taking the Long View: Investing in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Is Cost-Effective|
This is an AARP document called Insight on the Issues. This issue has research that shows that over time, states that invest in home and community-based services (HCBS) experience slower Medicaid expenditure growth than states with low HCBS spending.
|The Case for Inclusion|
An Analysis of Medicaid for Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, by United Cerebral Palsy, details the outcomes of Medicaid spending in creating more inclusive communities in each state.
|The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities|
Nationwide and state-by-state report on services and supports for people with developmental disabilities. Examines revenue, spending, and programmatic trends in each state and the nation.
|Wyoming DOORS Individualized Budgeted Amount|
A description of Wyoming's method of assigning individualized budgeted amounts for people with developmental disabilities who participate in waiver programs.
Organizations, Programs, and Projects
People Who Can Help
We can assist with program evaluation of all kinds in the human services. We specialize in ways of measuring qualities of life, and demonstrating that they are valid and reliable.
MACROW provides consultation in system change technical asistance and training based on the principles of self-determination at the local, conty and state levels.Quality assurance and individual outcomes are priority areas.
Dr. Stancliffe is a specialist in reserach and evaluation of many aspects of community living. His interests include self-determination, (individualized) funding, supported living, Active Support, and costs. He has conducted many studies about cost-...
Together with 17 other Center for Self-Determination Resource Guides we provide training and technical assistance on all aspects of self-determination including: developing highly personal individual budgets and plans; crafting Medicaid waivers that pr...
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