NC Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) Five Year State Plan (2011-2016)

North Carolina

NCCDD FIVE YEAR STATE PLAN 2011 – 2016
 
OBJECTIVE 1.4 Council will provide funding/resources to increase access in the community for economic opportunities, inclusive of competitive employment for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. 
  • ACTIVITY 1
    • Oct - Dec. 2011 NCCDD adopts “Employment First” Policy. (Employment First) 
    • Oct - Dec. 2010 NC AFP delegation attends the National AFP Summit. (National AFP Summit) 
  • ACTIVITY 2
    • by 9/30/13 Educate Policymakers and general public about Employment First legislation in collaboration with stakeholders. 
  • ACTIVITY 3
    • 10/1/2011 thru 9/30/2013 Fund State Employment Leadership Network to assist State DD Authority in Developing policies and practices that will advance integrated employment for people with I/DD. Fund State DD Authority involvement in the State Employment Leadership Network. (SELN) 
  • ACTIVITY 4
    • 10/01/2011thru 09/30/2016 Release funding to develop strategic policy/practices and social agenda in support of full participation for people with I/DD in regular, competitive and inclusive employment. (Transition to Employment 1st) 
    • by 10/01/2012 Select recipient(s) of funding and enter into performance agreement(s) 
    • by 9/30/13 Develop, in partnership with stakeholders, strategic policy/practices and social agenda in support of full participation for people with I/DD in regular, competitive and inclusive employment. 
    • by 1/1/2014 Implement strategic policy/practices and social agenda in support of full participation for people with I/DD in regular, competitive 
    • by 9/30/16 Assess effectiveness of the implementation of the strategic policy/practices and social agenda in support of full participation for people with I/DD in regular, competitive and inclusive employment. 
    • 10/1/12 thru 9/30.16 Council will provide funding/resources for public awareness of transition to work and integrated employment initiatives
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Topics: 
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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