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Publications

 

The Council maintains a library of the following resource materials. To order a publication (free of charge), please contact the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities Springfield Office.

In addition, the Council has developed a library of resources available in the field of developmental disabilities for you to check out. Click here to download this resource on best practices.

The publications section is broken down into specific categories. Click on any category below to go directly to it.

Community, Supports, & Inclusion
Employment
Education
Laws
Technical

 

Community, Supports, & Inclusion

Blueprint for System Redesign in Illinois. Human Services Research Institute. 1/08.

Body & Soul. Welcome Change Productions. 2008. DVD

Building Capacity among Pediatric Residents to Promote Health Advocacy among Persons with
Developmental Disabilities
. 2008

Building a Comprehensive System of Family Supports in Illinois: The State of the State. Human Services Research Institute. 1/92

Council on Quality & Leadership in Supports for People with Disabilities - El Outcome Measures, Participant Materials. The Council. 1997

Council on Quality & Leadership in Supports for People with Disabilities - El Outcome Measures, Trainer Preparation Process. The Council. 1997

Decide: (I Decide) A Real Life Guide to Discovering Your Personal Power. Illinois Voices. 2007.

DSP Toolkit
The Initiative has created two versions (family and individual) of a toolkit designed to provide easy-to-use tips and strategies to help people to find, choose and keep high quality Direct Support Professionals. Anyone can download a copy of either or both versions of "Find, Choose, and Keep Great Direct Support Professionals FREE using the links below. To obtain a hard copy of either Toolkit, please click here.

View/Download the Family Version of the DSP Toolkit.

 

View/Download the Individual Version of the DSP Toolkit.

 

Faces of Change: ICDD 2008 Progress Report. Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities. 2008

Family Futures Planning Project: Training, Support, and Advocacy Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families. Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens. 2/02.

Financing Services to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in the State of Illinois. National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services. September 2003.

Future Planning Resource Guide for Families and Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois. Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens. 6/02.

Gap Analysis: Services and Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois. Human Services Research Institute. 2/08.

Illinois Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities Overview - Video. 1999.

Inclusion Resource Manual. Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago. Fall 2006.

Inclusion Resource Manual. Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago. Fall 2006 - Spanish Version.

Messages of Hope and Possibilities. Macon Resources. 3/09.

Pathways to Self Advocacy. EmployAlliance WSSCCIF. 2009.

Power Forward: ICDD 2009 Progress Report, Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities

Services and Funding for People with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois: A Multi-state Comparative Analysis. David Braddock and Richard Hemp. June 2008.

Speaking For Myself. 2/02

Review of Promising Practices in Services and Supports for People with Developmental Disabilities. Institute on Disability and Human Development, College of Applied Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago. January 2005.

Unmet Needs Project: A Research, Coalition Building, and Policy Initiative on the Unmet Needs of Infants, Toddlers, and Families. University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Disability on Human Development and Erikson Institute, Irving B. Harris Infant Studies Program. 5/02

Vision: ICDD 2007 Progress Report. Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities. 2007



Employment

Best Practices to Services Individuals with Disabilities at One-Stop Centers. Parents Alliance Employment Advisory Board. 2003

Building Partnerships in Supported Employment, Consumer Capacity Building Module 1. Iowa CEO 1/96.

Building Sustainable Business Partnerships in Supported Employment, Agency Capacity Building Module 1. Iowa UAP 7/96.

Building Sustainable Business Partnerships in Supported Employment, Agency Capacity Building Module II. Iowa UAP 7/96.

"Discovering Employment Resources" Disability Awareness Video. Parents Alliance Employment Advisory Board. 2003. Video (56k/150k/384k). You will need the free Real Player to view this video.

Retooling Employment: A Systems Analysis Including Promising Practices for Advancing Supported Employment for Citizens of Illinois with Developmental Disabilities. Charles Arndt, Michael Mayer, and Brian J. McLaughlin. January 2008. Appendices. 

 

Education

Disability Provisions in the Higher Education Opportunity Act
9-11-08 presentation at Association of University Centers on Disability webinar

Including Learners with Disabilities in Education to Careers. Illinois State University. 2002

"Parent Partners in Health Education" Video. RAMP, Inc. 2002. Video (56K/150K/384k). You will need the free Real Player to view this video.

Presentations from ICDD Post-Secondary Education Summit. March 2010.

 

Laws

The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000.

The ADA and Persons with Cognitive Disabilities - Participant Manual Cornell University 12/95

The ADA and Persons with Cognitive Disabilities - Trainer's Curriculum. Cornell University 12/95

Guidebook of Laws and Programs for People with Developmental Disabilities. Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. 2000. English and Spanish copies are available.

Helping Families Understand Options in Planning for Their Family Member with a Disability. Life's Plan, Inc. 1/02.

Las Familias Que Ayudan Entienden Opciones En Planear Para Su Miembro De La Familia Con Una Inhabilidad. Life's Plan. 1/02

Planning for an Individual with a Disability While Protecting Entitlements. Life's Plan, Inc. 2/02.

 

Technical

Analysis of Transportation Pilot Projects in Five Communities. Karlan & Associates. 2001

Improving Transportation Opportunities For People with Disabilities in Illinois. Karlan & Associates. 2001