Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council State Plan Goals & Objectives ~ 2012 to 2016
The State Plan details the DDC’s goals and objectives. Employment first related goals are stated as follows:
Goal 1: At every stage of life Vermonters with developmental disabilities and their families will have easy access to information about services and supports in common everyday language.
Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council will support more Vermonters with developmental disabilities and their families to have strong voices to ensure quality of service and freedom from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Goal 3: All individuals with developmental disabilities and their families will have equitable access to flexible, individualized quality services and supports.
Goal 4: All across Vermont people with developmental disabilities will have more positive, supportive relationships that will help them be well and be part of activities that bring them into the heart of their communities.
Goal 5: More Vermonters with developmental disabilities will be employed for more hours and more pay in jobs they choose.
- Department of Mental Health
- Medicaid Agencies
- Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
- Employer Engagement
- 14(c)/Income Security
- Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
- Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council