Coordinator

Areas of work: Direct support workforce, Employment, Families, Health and wellness, IDD Prevalence, Long-term supports and services, Person-centered planning and practice, Positive support, Quality measurement, Self-advocacy, Self-determination and self-direction, Social inclusion

Contact information

smith144@umn.edu

phone: +1 612-624-0219

fax: +1 612-625-6619

Institute On Community Integration 101A Pt H 150 Pillsbury Dr SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

Projects

Project

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...

In collaboration with: Center on Human Policy, Syracuse University, Human Services Research Institute, Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Project

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...

In collaboration with: Human Services Research Institute, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Project

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...

In collaboration with: Human Services Research Institute, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Project

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...

In collaboration with: Self-Advocates Minnesota, HASTAC Initiative, MacArthur Foundation

Products

Quality Mall

Formats: OnlinePublished: 2004 - Present

Self-Advocacy Online

Formats: OnlinePublished: 2012-Present