Human services providers are constantly asked to meet outcomes that both increase the quality of care as well as create independence in their program participants. Given the state of shrinking subsidies and fierce competition for funding, we’ve called for an …

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We thought we’d take a moment and answer a question we get frequently: ‘What is person-centered planning?’. In short, person-centered planning focuses goal-setting activities on the individual receiving support. This positions the person to take control of their own life. …

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It wasn’t too far back in our history that there was a common misconception that individuals with disabilities were incapable of competitive employment. It was thought that individuals with significant disabilities needed to be  ‘healed’ or ‘prevocationally trained’, or ‘habilitated’ …

Misconceptions About/ Changes To Disability Employment Read more »

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On July 17, IDEATE went to the FCC in Washington to attend an all day event focusing on accessibility and social media hosted by the FCC’s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative.  The event brought together representatives from government agencies, disability advocacy …

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