Collaboration, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, I/DD, Developmental Disabilities, Access to Integrated Employment, ThinkWork
Organization Development | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social Work | Sociology | Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
Vermont’s Division of Disability and Aging Services (DDAS) and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) worked with a local service provider to convert its congregate day services to community employment. Implementation Between 1987 and 2002, DDAS and DVR worked with several providers to close down sheltered workshops and move people into community supports.
Sulewski, Jennifer Sullivan and ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, "State Agency Promising Practice: Working Together to Convert the Last Sheltered Workshop in Vermont to Individualized Supports" (2007). ThinkWork! Publications. 83.