The Riot! - Issue 28

In this issue we cover the digital divide. The digital divide refers to the gap between people who have access to computers and the internet and people who don’t. This gap affects people with limited incomes, the elderly, and people who have disabilities. … Read More

Date: 4/2011

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

Evaluation of Differential Response in Ohio: Challenges in Implementing a Randomized Control Tria

In 2010, the Quality Improvement Center on Differential Response (QIC-DR), funded by the Children’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, began a three-site study of the impact of differential response (DR) on outcomes for children in the child welfare system. Using a randomized controlled trial methodology, this study seeks to replicate and extend previous research, and to contribute materially to the question of whether DR is an evidence-based practice (i.e., … Read More

Date: 3/2011

Author(s): Madeleine Kimmich, Linda Newton-Curtis

The Riot! - Issue 30

Hello Riot Readers! This issue is Part 2 of 2 about jobs. Did you know the number of people with disabilities with real jobs hasn’t changed much in the past 10 years? What are you going to do about it? … Read More

Date: 10/2011

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

The Riot! - Issue 27

Welcome to the Art Issue! With this issue, our goal was to raise awareness, celebrate artists with disabilities, and challenge misperceptions about people with disabilities and their ability to create something of value. We also introduced the Riot’s new online art gallery, Spotlight Studios. How well did we do at reaching our goals? See for yourself. Check out the Art Issue and have yourselves a regular Riot! … Read More

Date: 1/2011

Author(s): The Riot! Staff

Oregon ILP: 2010-2011 Comprehensive Program Review Findings

HSRI conducted program reviews of each of the 20 Independent Living Programs in Oregon, run by contracted community providers around the state. This final report describes the process we used to review the programs, summarizes common themes that arose, and reports on the extent of program adherence to ILP contract performance measures. It also includes recommendations related to program areas needing additional support and how the review process could be improved. … Read More

Date: 09/2011

Author(s): Human Services Research Institute

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