State of the States in Developmental Disabilities
The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities has created a research brief on the important role that siblings play in family support. Download the SOS brief here.
The State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities project is administered by the University of Colorado and funded by the Administration on Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. State of the States was established in 1982 to explore spending, policy and programmatic trends in developmental disabilities. Issues such as community living, Medicaid waivers, family support, and employment are explored through longitudinal data by state.
The State of the States website is an important resource and is very user-friendly. Features include custom data charts with state profiles. Check it out to see your state’s track record on Developmental Disabilities public spending! You can use this research to advocate for increased funding for services and supports for people with I/DD and their families.