Presentation on theme: "What Working in the Community Means Employment and Outcomes for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from Across the United States Chas."— Presentation transcript:
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
National Core Indicators Collaborative Partnership NASDDDS Participating State DD Agencies
NCI Participating States 2010-2013 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 2010-11 24 States 2011-12 29 States 2012-13 35 States UT
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
National Core Indicators Design Valid Measure what is intended to be measuredReliable Provide consistent results over time Risk Adjusted Provide multiple state comparisons
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
Community Employment 2010-11 Selected Findings 8,800 adults across 15 states Descriptive Results Impact of Employment on Life
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?
For More Information Chas Moseley – NASDDDS email@example.com@nasddds.org Sarah Taub – HSRI firstname.lastname@example.org@hsri.org NCI Reports and Information: www.nationalcoreindicators.org www.nationalcoreindicators.org Annual NCI Summary Report Consumer Outcomes Report State Reports Data Briefs
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