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Council on Quality and Leadership

The Council provides helpful information for anyone who wants to improve the quality of services and supports for people who experience disabilities.  Their
Personal Outcome Measures is a great tool for any organization that wants to live person-centered principles.   The Council staff also provide training nationwide in person-centered planning.

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.

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