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    Effectiveness of Social Inclusion Approaches with Community/Civic Organizations and Faith-Based Initiatives [Archived]

    Disseminated findings of project research examining the degree of inclusion of people with ID/DD in community/civic organizations in four states and the effectiveness of two national faith-based…
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    Effectiveness of Two Approaches to Expand the Social Inclusion of Adults with IDD Living with Families [Archived]

    Determines what types of strategies families can use to increase the social inclusion of their adult age child with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who is living with them.…

    Products

    Impact: Feature Issue on Faith Communities and Persons with Developmental Disabilities

    A newsletter issue continuing the dialog about inclusion that has already begun between persons with disabilities, faith communities, and the disability services system. "A basic component of human…Published: Winter 2001/02

    Policy Research Brief: Innovative Models and Best Practices in Case Management and Support Coordination

    A brief describing models, innovations, and best practices in case management and support coordination for persons with disabilities. The approaches presented were identified during a study…Published: April 2008

    The Effectiveness of Engaging Parents and Family Members to Expand the Social Inclusion of Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Living with Families

    A report detailing the methods and findings of a social inclusion study. Since most individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities live at home, engaging families in social...

    Published: 2018

    Impact of Two National Congregational Programs on the Social Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

    A report summarizing a study of two national congregational efforts for inclusion of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities: Accessible Congregations Campaign and Befrienders Ministry.

    Published: 2011

    Community Members' Perspectives on Inclusion: Membership of Persons with Developmental Disabilities in Community Organizations

    A report covering a study about the degree of membership of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in community organizations, and community members' perceptions of such inclusion.…Published: 2012

    Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members

    A manual providing concrete, "how-to" strategies for supporting relationships between people with disabilities and other community members. It describes why such friendships are important to people…Published: 2013

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

    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…Published: 2010

    Connecting People to People: Report for MSOCS on 2003-08 Project

    A report documenting the results of a five-year project with Minnesota State-Operated Community Services (MSOCS) to impact the social relationships of individuals with intellectual/developmental…Published: 2010

    Promoting Relationships with Community Members: What are the Best Strategies?

    A report summarizing the results of a project that compared two different methods of promoting greater social inclusion between individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities...

    Published: August 2015

    The Use of TYZE.com to Enhance Social Inclusion for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

    A report evaluating the use of the TYZE.com website by families who had teens and young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. TYZE.com was evaluated for its usefulness in connecting…Published: 2018

    Social Inclusion and Community Participation of Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

    As more individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities are physically included in community life, in schools, neighborhoods, jobs, recreation, and congregations, the challenge of going…Published: 2013-10-01

    The courage to bridge worlds

    This article describes the two worlds of "services" and "community," decrying their separation and the results of that separation in the lives of individuals affected by disability.Published: 2013-01-01

    Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members: A Manual for Families

    A manual providing concrete, "how-to" strategies for family members to support relationships between their family members with disabilities and other community members.

    Published: 2019