• Info Tech Prof
Email
weste050@umn.edu
Phone
+1 612-624-1349
Address
Inst on Community Integration
Room 110F PtH [map]
150 Pillsbury Dr S E
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Projects

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Family Advocacy and Support Training Project: PACER Evaluation (FAST) [Archived]

Developed training modules for PACER Center, an advocacy organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which coordinates this ADD-funded effort to develop and disseminate culturally responsive,…

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Minnesota Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (MN-ADDM)

Participates in a national network that increases knowledge about the population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities in the U.S., comparing how…

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Active Support Interventions and Their Effect on Increased Participation of Persons With Disabilities [Archived]

Conducts a longitudinal, randomized control study to examine the impact of Active Support (AS) interventions in 20 group homes in Minnesota. AS is an organizational intervention that enables Direct…

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History of Leadership in Developmental Disabilities: A Wiki Project

Uses Web and Wiki technology to collect, preserve, and share the history of leadership in the developmental disabilities field over the past 150 years, and pass on to future leaders the stories of…

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Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Conducts a wide range of research, training, and technical assistance and dissemination projects related to community supports under its center grant and related project funding. The RTC-CL is…

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RISP: National Residential Information Systems Project: Data Collection and Information Dissemination on Residential and In Home Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (RISP)

Examines the status of, and longitudinal trends in, provision of institutional and home and community based long-term supports and services for people with intellectual and developmental…

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QualityMall.org Web Site on Person-Centered Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Provides resources and information on leading-edge, person-centered supports for use by individuals with disabilities, families, advocates, government officials, and service providers, in a wide…

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Reinventing Quality: A Biennial Conference on Person-Centered Supports

Showcases best practices in person-centered supports from across the nation. This conference is held every two years.

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Self-Advocacy Online: Research and Development to Bridge the Digital Divide

Develops a model for making Web sites accessible for people with intellectual and related cognitive disabilities, and launches an educational and networking Web site for teens and adults with…

Products

Leadership in the History of the Developmental Disabilities Movement Wiki

An interactive multi-media database that profiles key leaders in the developmental disabilities movement through video presentations and wiki articles.

Published: 2011

Self-Advocacy Online

A multimedia resource providing information important to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities that is accessible to all. The content is translated into understandable language…

Published: 2012-Present

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families: Status and Trends through 2014

A report summarizing statistics that were gathered and analyzed for the Supporting Individuals and Families Information Systems Project (FISP). It includes information about the numbers of, and…

Published: 2016

Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program (MNLEND) Website

A website presenting the program's training for future leaders who will serve children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities and their families in health care, education, human services,...

Published: 2011

Reinventing Quality Website

A website presenting information about, and presentations from, the national biennial Reinventing Quality conferences that support quality of life for people with disabilities.

Published: 2007

NASDDDS Emergency Planning for Developmental Disabilities Services Self-Assessment Instrument Website

A website presenting a tool that assists state developmental disabilities officials to evaluate how well their preparedness plans address the needs of people with intellectual and developmental...

Published: 2006

Study of Medicaid Funded In-home and Residential Long-term Supports and Services for Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (RISP) Website

A website presenting the Study of Medicaid Funded In-home and Residential Long-term Supports and Services for Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities project (RISP), which gathers,...

Published: 2012

Minneapolis Somali Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Project Website

A website presenting the Minneapolis Somali Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Project, which studies the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) among children in Minneapolis to determine...

Published: 2013

Institute on Community Integration (ICI) Website

A website presenting the Institute on Community Integration (ICI), a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD - pronounced U Said), part of a...

Published: 2000