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CCIDS staff worked with a parent organization to develop a plan for evaluation of a residential alternative for their adult children that included pre-post quantitative and qualitative measures of resident quality of life and a review of planning documents. A quality of life survey was administered separately to residents and parents shortly before their move into the new residence and about one year after their move. CCIDS also provided training for agency staff, parents, and residents on authentic person-centered planning and facilitating community connections.

Publication Date

11-2019

Document Type

Article

Publisher

University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies

City

Orono

Conference Name

2019 Association of University Centers on Developmental Disabilities (AUCD)

Conference Location

Washington, DC

Keywords

quality of life, adults with developmental disabilities, supported living

Disciplines

Disability Studies | Family, Life Course, and Society | Social Work

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Collaboration with Parent-Run Organization, a Support Agency and Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Improve the Quality of Life

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