Blueprint for Reform for Individuals with Disabilities
State Policies & Initiatives:Policy
“The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), California Department of Education (CDE), and California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) have entered into a new agreement consistent with the State's ‘Employment First’ policy and other laws to make employment in an integrated setting, at competitive wage, for individuals with Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) its highest priority.
“DOR, CDE, and DDS, in conjunction with Disability Rights California will meet with stakeholders to make recommendations on a plan to identify changes in policies, practices, statutes, or regulations in order to improve integrated, competitive employment outcomes for individuals with ID/DD.”
- Department of Rehabilitation Services
- Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- Department of Education
- Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships