Webinar: Driving Healthcare Transparency with Actionable Resources

Date: 11/2018

Why is healthcare transparency important, and what resources can states use to promote it? Join members of our Population Health team and our partners from HonestHealth for a December 7 webinar. They'll be discussing their review of 230 transparency tools (conducted for New York State) and summarizing key findings and best practices.

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National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities - Winter 2019

Date: 10/2018

Applications for the University of Delaware's National Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities, to be held this winter (Jan. 27 – Feb. 1, 2019) will be accepted through Dec. 5. Applications completed by Nov. 19 are eligible for an early-bird rate!

This week-long, intensive leadership development program is designed for current executive-level leaders and emerging leaders. Participants may work in areas of management or program leadership in organizations that provide, advocate for, or fund Read More

NCI Data Brief: Working in the Community - Update 3

Date: 09/2018

In their latest data brief, the NCI team collaborated once again with ThinkWork at the Institute for Community Inclusion to examine employment outcomes for people with IDD. According to the latest NCI data, 20.9% of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are in integrated community jobs—but the rate varies widely by state, from a low of 7.7% to a high of 47.8%.

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New Article!: Monitoring the Human and Legal Rights of People with Disabilities

Date: 08/2018

People with disabilities constitute the largest minority worldwide, and countries need systems to objectively evaluate whether the rights of people with disabilities are being upheld. Mapping elements of a National Core Indicators survey instrument with the UN’s Convention on Rights on Persons with Disabilities, HSRI’s Alixe Bonardi and colleagues outline a process toward creating an internationally validated and psychometrically sound “Rights” scale. You can read their article in Read More

New Resource on Oral Health Care for Adults with IDD

Date: 08/2018

People with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) are more likely to have poor oral health as compared to the general population. And for many people with IDD, it can be challenging to get good oral health care.

Alixe Bonardi, director of IDD services research at HSRI, and colleagues at the Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School summarized evidence-based Read More

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