Toward 2025: Promoting Valued Outcomes for People With IDD Through National Goals 2015

Author(s)
Amy S Hewitt, Tamar Heller, John Butterworth

Description

This special issue of Inclusion provided details on outcomes of the National Goals 2015 Conference, held August 2015. The individual articles reflected on knowledge to date, discussed points of debate, and identified research goals in the conference's 10 focus areas or strands: (1) self-determination and self-advocacy; (2) social inclusion; (3) education; (4) employment and economic self-sufficiency; (5) long-term supports and services; (6) health and wellness; (7) aging, retirement, and end of life; (8) supports for families across the life course; (9) trends in the workforce; and (10) access to justice. The research goals presented in the articles reflect those that have the potential to have the greatest impact on policy and practice by 2025; together, the articles provide a bold and comprehensive research agenda and identify important challenges for policy and practice. Across the 10 broad focus areas, several trends and issues emerged that will undoubtedly play a critical...

Suggested Citation

Hewitt, A., Heller, T., & Butterworth, J. (2015). Toward 2025: Promoting Valued Outcomes for People With IDD Through National Goals 2015. Inclusion, 3(4), 282–287. Retrieved from http://www.aaiddjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1352/2326-6988-3.4.282?journalCode=incl

Details

Date
2015 
Type
Peer-reviewed article 
Edition
Volume 3, Number 4
Contact
Amy S Hewitt hewit005@umn.edu or +1 612-625-1098
Publisher
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities