CHILD CARE-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity-building and efforts at system change aimed at providing families of children with developmental disabilities access to and use of child care services; includes before, after and out-of-school care and should be located in families’ communities.

COMMUNITY SUPPORTS

Services available or offered in a community, including formal and formal community supports that affect an individual’s quality of life.

EARLY INTERVENTION ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity-building and efforts at systems change that result in improving access to the support and modifications that individuals with Developmental disabilities need to maximize their educational potential; benefit from lifelong education; participate in all aspects of student life.

EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity-building and efforts at systems change that result in improved opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to get, keep or advance in paid employment, including supported or self-employment;  work in integrated, community settings.

HEALTH-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity building and efforts at systems change that result in access for individuals with developmental disabilities to coordinate health, mental health, preventive health programs and other human and social services.

HOUSING-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity building and efforts at system change that result in access for individuals with developmental disabilities to housing and housing supports and services, such as assistance with renting, owning or modifying an apartment or home.

QUALITY ASSURANCE ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity building and efforts at system change aimed at establishing systems to assure that individuals with developmental disabilities do not experience physical or sexual abuse, neglect, financial exploitation or violation of their legal or human rights; and are not subject to inappropriate restraint or seclusion. Quality assurance activities also include (1) training in leadership, self-determination and self-advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and their guardians; and (2) activities related to interagency coordination and integration of service systems.

RECREATION-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity building and efforts at systems change that lead to improved access to and use of community recreational, leisure and social activities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

TRANSPORTATION-RELATED ACTIVITIES

Advocacy, capacity building and efforts at system change that lead to improved access to and use of transportation for individuals with developmental disabilities.