Agency Factors and Structures Which Increase Successful Outcomes in Community Participation and Socially Valued Roles

Description

A report documenting the results of a five-year project with Lutheran Social Services in Minnesota to impact the social relationships which individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (ID/DD) have with other members of their communities. The project identified agency factors that influence why some individuals with ID/DD experience more community relationships and social inclusion than others served by the same agency. The report summarizes the results of the project in three areas: friendships, community group/organization membership, and valued community social roles.

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Details

Date
2010 
Type
Report 
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
      • Friendships and social relationships
        • Social inclusion
        • Specific disability
          • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
          • Specific life stage
            • Adults