Consumer-Directed Support: Impact of Hiring Practices and Training in "Learning to Direct Your Own Supports" on Adults with I/DD and Families


Aims
  1. Examine the differential experiences and outcomes for people with I/DD and their families receiving consumer-directed services based on the type of PA hired (parents, other relatives, friends, others).
  2. To assess the impact of a Consumer-Directed Services Training and Support Program on people with I/DD and their families.
Project Staff
Tamar Heller, PhD
Alan Factor, PhD
Katie Keiling


Training Activities
Learning to Direct Your Own Supports


Study Findings
Consumer-Directed Support: Impact of Hiring Practices and Training In "Learning to Direct Your Own Supports" on Adults with I/DD and Families


Related Research Findings
Consumer-Directed Support: Impact of Hiring Practices on Adults with I/DD and Families
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Related Publications and Products

Heller T, Arnold CK, van Heumen L, McBride EL, Factor A. (2012). Self-directed support: Impact of hiring practices on adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and families. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117, 464-477.

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