Document Type

Occasional Paper

Publication Date

Summer 7-2017


Community Life Engagement, CLE, outcomes, ThinkWork


Disability Law | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Social Policy | Social Work


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 highquality Community Life Engagement (CLE) supports. We have created a series of four Engage Briefs to examine the guideposts in detail.


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