This brief will highlight the reasons why parents and families are essential partners in any systems change effort. It will describe the importance of the family’s perspective, and how their experiences should be used to shape policy recommendations. It will offer strategies on how to engage parents and families in systems change efforts, and how to promote family involvement to state-level partners.
Roy, Sean, "Partnerships in Employment Brief: Engaging Families of Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in Systems Change Efforts" (2014). All Institute for Community Inclusion Publications. 56.