The Spark Initiative, developed by Optum®, brings together experts from government, nonprofit and private sectors to spark new thinking on major health and human service issues. This report focuses on individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and is one […]
Fact sheet from the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services which defines abuse and neglect, how to report it, risks of self-directed services, who conducts the investigation and what happens during an investigation. Individuals are instructed to call his or her […]
This annual survey gives an indication of the current level of confidence among contractors. The 2017 results come at a pivotal time when election year uncertainty has given way to greater confidence in the potential for continued growth in government […]
This is a brief description of intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services and supports provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). Some services and supports have interest lists because they do not have immediate openings available. […]
From the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance, this guide provides information related to eligibility, services, and screening for the consumer-directed care program in North Carolina called the Community Alternatives Program (CAP). Included is a history of the CAP program […]
A summary of information for individuals with a disability in Utah is available in this fact sheet compilation on the following agencies: Division of Services for People with Disabilities Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired Choose To […]
The purpose of The UCEDD Self-Determination Self-Assessment Checklist is to provide the UCEDD with a straightforward tool and process to determine the degree to which its policies, practices, and personnel, at a given point in time, are promoting self-determination for […]
This guide from the New York Self-Determination Coalition is for families who are interested in using Self-Directed Services for their child with developmental disabilities. Specific sections offer opinions about the implications of current policies and practices.