Quality Links and Resources
Quality MallThe Quality Mall is a place where you can find free information about person-centered supports for people with developmental disabilities.
Human Services Research Institute (HRSI)HSRI
In the fields of developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health and child welfare HSRI works to:
- Assist human service organizations and systems to develop support systems for children, adults, and families;
- Enhance the participation of individuals and their families to shape policy and service practices;
- Improve the capacity of systems, organizations, and individuals to cope with the changes in fiscal, administrative, and political realities;
- Expand the use of research and evaluation to guide policy and practice
National Core Indicators NCI
The National Core Indicators is a collaboration among participating National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services (NASDDDS) member state agencies and the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI), with the goal of developing a systematic approach to performance and outcome measurement
The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) is a nonprofit organization, established in 1964, to improve and expand public services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) CMS
CMS is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS is the HHS agency responsible for administering the Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance)
Muskie School of Public Servicehttp://muskie.usm.maine.edu/
Publications, reports, and conferences are direct outcomes of scholarship and research by the faculty, staff and students and provide policymakers, practitioners and the general public with information and analysis to educate and inform decision-making and implementation.
College of Direct SupportThe College of Direct Support is a learning gateway for contemporary best practices for Direct Support Professionals. By incorporating web-based learning, backed by nationally recognized curricula, the CDS is designed to promote a profession of direct support.
Univ. of Minn., Research and Training Center on Community LivingUniversity of Minnesota, Research and Training Center on Community Living
State of the States in Developmental DisabilitiesState of the States in Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities Planning Institute at NJITDevelopmental Disabilities Planning Institute at NJIT