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A Strategic Path Forward - Planning Context

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) in collaboration with the Strategic Path Work Group stakeholders engaged the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) to develop A Strategic Path Forward for Florida’s system for serving people with developmental disabilities. This is the first of two reports prepared by HSRI for the FDDC. Here, we provide an analysis of the Planning Context within which policy makers must act in Florida. A second report offers a series … Read More

Date: 9/2009

Author(s): John Agosta, Ph.D., Drew Smith, B.A., Jaime Daignault, M.S., Jon Fortune, Ed. D., and Robert Gettings, M.P.A.

Ten Issues for States to Consider in Implementing Individual or Level-Based Budget Allocations

This report is the second of two reports HSRI developed for IRLU focusing on the developmen of assessment informed resouce alloaction.  The first document provided case studies of HSRI's work, therein this document reviews ten key questions/issues states are faced with when embarking on this work.  The report offers case studies in which HSRI has partnered with states in completing the work.  … Read More

Date: 4/2009

Author(s): Madeleine Kimmich, D.S.W., John Agosta, Ph.D., Jon Fortune, Ed.D., Drew Smith, B.A., Kerri Melda, M.S., Karen Auerbach, Ph.D., and Sarah Taub, M.M.H.S.

Developing Individual Budgets and Reimbursement Levels Using the Supports Intensity Scale

This report offers a detailed description of the work HSRI has done with states that have embarked on developing as assessment-based research allocation system.  The report offers case studies in which HSRI has partnered with states in completing the work.  … Read More

Date: 4/2009

Author(s): Madeleine Kimmich, D.S.W., John Agosta, Ph.D., Jon Fortune, Ed.D., Drew Smith, B.A., Kerri Melda, M.S., Karen Auerbach, Ph.D., and Sarah Taub, M.M.H.S.

NCI Data Brief: Employment

"This data brief compares employment trends and outcomes from the National Core Indicators (NCI) Day/Vocational/Educational Supplement to the 2005-2006 Consumer Survey. Nine states (Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming) collected employment information during this cycle." … Read More

Date: 5/2008

Author(s): NCI

NCI Data Brief: What does NCI tell us about people with autism?

"This Data Brief explores characteristics and differences in the responses of a subset of individuals who had diagnoses of autism. Of the total respondents for whom diagnostic information was available (11,151), 7.1% (N=791) had diagnoses of autism, while 92.9% (N=10,360) did not." … Read More

Date: 5/2008

Author(s): NCI

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