Document Type

Occasional Paper

Publication Date

Spring 3-2017


Community Life Engagement, CLE, Individualized Supports, Guideposts, ThinkWork


Disability Law | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling


Community Life Engagement refers to how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) access and participate in their communities outside of employment as part of a meaningful day. (See “What Is Community Life Engagement?” in the box on page 3.) The Community Life Engagement team has been conducting research to identify the elements of high-quality Community Life Engagement (CLE) supports. We have created a series of four Engage Briefs to examine the guideposts in detail.



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