Policy Research Brief: Costs and Outcomes of Community Services for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Description

A brief reviewing available research on the costs and outcomes of community service provision for people with intellectual disabilities (or "mental retardation") and developmental disabilities, with a particular emphasis on residential services. It focuses on a number of key issues related not only to public expenditures, but also to funding systems, related policies and regulations, and their impact on service systems, on specific service types, and on service users.

Details

Date
May 2004 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 15, Number 1
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
    • Housing and residential services
      • Community group residential
        • Consumer/self-directed services
          • Family supports/in-home services
            • Medicaid services (residential)
            • Specific disability
              • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
              • Specific life stage
                • Adolescents and young adults
                  • Adults
                    • Children