Accessible Space, Inc.

The mission of Accessible Space, Inc. is to provide accessible, affordable, community-based independent and supportive living opportunities for adults with mobility impairments and/or brain injuries. They accomplish this goal through the development, ownership, and cost effective operation of cooperatively managed housing and supportive care services.

Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota

The Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota (ARRM) is a non-profit voluntary association of providers of residential and support services to Minnesota citizens with developmental disabilities.  AARM promotes and facilitates the advancement of the private provision of community based services to people with developmental disabilities.

Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

When all is said and done, there are very few people who deserve to brag more about their work than the folks on the Governor's Council. Check out "Parallels in Time," an historical perspective of disability.

Positive Approaches to Challenging Behavior for Young Children with Disabilities

The purpose of this web site is to discuss positive behavioral supports for young children who engage in challenging behaviors. Easy site to use with great drop down menus to help with problem-solving.  Based out of the Center for Early Childhood Education at the University of Minnesota.

Research and Training Center on Community Living

The Research and Training Center on Community Living provides research, evaluation, training, technical assistance and dissemination to support the aspirations of people with developmental disabilities to live full, productive and integrated lives in their communities.

Special Education in Minnesota

A great site for anyone who wants to learn about training opportunities in Minnesota, as well as information for families and advocates.

State of the States Report

If you want to know what a state believes, don't pay attention to the mission statement or legislative proclamations.  Examine the budget.  A budget is a statement of beliefs. 

David Braddock and other researchers at the University of Colorado have been publishing their
State of the States Report for years to help us to understand how each state is doing in its fiscal commitment to community supports.  Find out how your state is doing at this great site.

Also: Check out the United Cerebral Palsy Analysis of Medicaid For Americans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for an update on how your state is doing.