Since 1976 the Human Services Research Institute has provided consultation and conducted research efforts at both the state and federal levels in the following focus areas:
HSRI staff, along with partner Ari Ne’eman, examined the NCI Adult Consumer Survey data to find out whether people with autism are benefiting from disability reforms and supports to the same extent as people with other developmental disabilities. Check out their newly released article in the journal Inclusion, featuring their findings and suggestions for future research and policy.
CompareMaine, the healthcare transparency website that HSRI developed for the state of Maine and one of the first state-based public reporting websites in the country that provides standardized costs for selected treatments and procedures, received top ratings in a study by Consumer Reports!
NCI released its latest Staff Stability Survey Report! It provides comprehensive data on the direct support professional workforce, summarizing responses from 2,425 provider agencies across 16 states and the District of Columbia.
The results from the first deployment of the National Core Indicators – Aging and Disabilities (NCI-AD) adult consumer survey are now available. Check out the report and more on the new NCI-AD website.