Policy Research Brief: State of the States in Self-Direction for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (2015)

Part of the Policy Research Brief series.
Author(s)
Matthew DeCarlo, Jennifer A Hall-Lande, Matthew Bogenschutz, Amy S Hewitt

Description

A brief describing how self-directed long-term services and supports (LTSS) are currently implemented in the United States. Self-direction provides individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) and/or their families the opportunity to direct and manage their supports. Over the past decade, states across the U.S. have transitioned from pilot projects to statewide implementations, reaching tens of thousands of new participants.

Details

Date
2017 
Type
Brief 
Edition
Volume 26, Number 1
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)
Collaborators
Radford University School of Social Work
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work

Topics

  • Community life
    • Consumer/self-directed services
    • Specific disability
      • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
      • Specific life stage
        • Adults