VERMONT DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL Five-Year State Plan for 2017-21 Section Plan Goals

Vermont

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

~~“Objective 1.1
•In collaboration with partner organizations, bring health outcomes for people with developmental disabilities closer to those of people without developmental disabilities, especially in underserved, rural, low income Vermont communities.
Objective 1.2
•Promote the use of available programs for competitive employment, education, and healthcare for Vermonters with developmental disabilities especially those living in underserved, rural, low income Vermont communities.
Objective 1.3
•Support initiatives that position Vermont as a leader in developing and expanding entrepreneurial opportunities and innovative approaches to job training for people with developmental disabilities, especially those living in underserved, rural, low income Vermont communities.
Objective 1.4
•Promote peer-to-peer training and support--including supported decision making and independent options counseling --as a highly valued part of person-and-family-centered care planning for people with developmental disabilities and their family members, especially those living in underserved, rural, low income Vermont communities.
Objective 1.5
•Support families advocating for best practices in special education services for their child, including improving access to legal services, in underserved, rural, low income Vermont communities.”
 

Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Date Enacted: 
08/12/2018
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