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Family Engagement – Presented at the QIC-DR Conference

Presentation: Family Engagement, Exploring  Common Understanding and Methods To Assess Family Engagement What does it mean? How do we know if we are doing 'it'? … Read More

Date: 11/2012

Author(s): Julie Murphy, Kevin E. Brown

A Strategic Analysis for Change: Action Steps

This document is the companion to the gap analysis conducted on the North Carolina system for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD). In response to the gap analysis findings, 15 action Steps are recommended related to:  (a) establishing clear leadership for developmental disabilities service system; (b) serving people in the most integrated setting; (c) promoting outcomes important to individuals and families; and (d) expanding system capacity so that by 2022 all people who … Read More

Date: 1/2012

Author(s): John Agosta, Drew Smith, Elizabeth Pell, Kerri Melda, & Valerie Bradley

The Riot! - Issue 31

Self-advocates, don’t let the same old crap get you down.   We are stronger together! This issue of The Riot! Is about the work we need to do in 2012. With a tough economy and more cuts to services happening, let’s make sure states make better choices and fund programs that support people to have real jobs and a real life. … Read More

Date: 1/2012

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

A Strategic Analysis for Change: Planning Context

This document provides a gap analysis of North Carolina service system for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD). Performance is assessed against five benchmarks related to best practice, including ones on: (a) serving individuals with reasonable promptness, (b) serving individuals in the most integrated setting, (c) promoting economy and efficiency, (d) assuring service quality and oversight, and (e) promoting valued outcomes. … Read More

Date: 8/2011

Author(s): John Agosta, Drew Smith, Elizabeth Pell, Kerri Melda, Valerie Bradley

The Riot! - Issue 29

Part 1 of 2 about jobs! This issue is about things that get in the way of self-advocates getting real jobs for real pay. Stay tuned for Part 2 in October! … Read More

Date: 7/2011

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

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