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1 What Working in the Community Means Employment and Outcomes for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from Across the United States Chas Moseley, NASDDDS Sarah Taub, HSRI AAIDD Annual Meeting – Charlotte, NC June 19, 2012

2 National Core Indicators Collaborative Partnership NASDDDS Participating State DD Agencies

3 NCI Participating States HI WA AZ OK KY AL NC PA ME MA SD TX AR GA NM NJ MO NY LA OH NH DC CA FL IL OR WIWI IN MI MS SC VA MD CT RI States States States UT

4 Participation 25 States and 24 counties Goal: 51 - all states participating ADD Contract to expand to 51 states Funding for up to 5 states / year for the next five years. Stimulus grants to encourage participation

5 National Core Indicators Design Valid Measure what is intended to be measuredReliable Provide consistent results over time Risk Adjusted Provide multiple state comparisons

6 NCI Performance Assessment Personal Outcomes Employment Community Participation Choice & Decision making Relationships Family Outcomes Choice and Control Family Involvement Information & Planning Access, community connections Response Health, Welfare, System Health and Welfare Respect for Rights Medications Safety Service Coordination Staff Stability

7 Community Employment Selected Findings 8,800 adults across 15 states Descriptive Results Impact of Employment on Life

8 What Do People Do During the Day?

9 On the Job Employment configuration

10 Wages and Hours Averages over a two-week period 27 hours worked $175 earned $7.11/hr. average hourly wage 57% earned above minimum wage

11 Average Hourly Wage by Residence Type

12 Average Annual Salary. Source:

13 Work matters in people’s lives Total Working: 1,232 Total Not Working: 6,990

14 People have better relationships

15 Case management

16 Working people are more active in community Average Number of Times Person Participates in Past Month

17 Working people are more likely to choose for themselves

18 And exercise personal choice

19 People who work have greater freedom

20 Getting to work

21 So,… We know… People want to work People who are working:  Higher quality of life  Greater community access and participation  Greater choice at home, in life and in services  Feel safer and more secure But, The majority of people are not working And, work is not even included in their ISP So, what policy decisions need to be made to change this?

22 For More Information Chas Moseley – NASDDDS Sarah Taub – HSRI NCI Reports and Information: Annual NCI Summary Report Consumer Outcomes Report State Reports Data Briefs


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