Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities

Mississippi

Employment Objectives:

“Identify and promote at least one Best Practice Model for increasing community employment options for individuals with Developmental Disabilities.”
“Identify at least one barrier to increasing community development options for individuals with Developmental Disabilities.”
“Determine and advocate for at least one Policy Change to improve Community Employment options for individuals with Developmental Disabilities.”
“Collaborate with other stakeholders to facilitate the transition [of] up to 15 individuals from work activity centers into community employment of their choosing.”
“Partner with others to achieve successful community employment for at least 10 individuals with Developmental Disabilities in their respective communities.”
 
Intermediaries and collaborators for this goal include State protection and advocacy system, university centers, and State DD Agency.
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
08/13/2012
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