We conduct applied research and evaluations at the local, state, and national levels for government departments, disability agencies and organizations.
Partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to conduct an evaluation of Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation in Idaho.
Envision Unlimited and Individual Advocacy Group, two Illinois agencies serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have contracted with the Division of Developmental Disabilities of the Illinois Department of Human Services to implement four Short-Term Stabilization Homes in Illinois.
This project entails a systems impact review of the projects funded by the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities over the past 40 years.
Evaluation of Center for Independent Futures’ Bridge Builders program
Used photo voice to evaluate the Life Like Any Other project
Developing training for advocates in Illinois and providing evaluation services
Partnering with The Arc of the United States to train providers in various states on future planning
Partnering with Colorado University to track states’ spending on and utilization of waiver services
Evaluated the implementation of the Ligas consent decree in Illinois that provides community options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Maintain a database of information on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have been discharged from state operated developmental centers since 2001
Evaluation of managed care for people with disabilities in Illinois, focusing on economic impact, processes, and outcomes
Evaluation of the first and second cohort that participated in ADA 25 Advancing Leadership, a program designed to increase participation of people with disabilities in Chicago’s civic leadership