Projects

We conduct applied research and evaluations at the local, state, and national levels for government departments, disability agencies and organizations.

 

Idaho Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Evaluation

Idaho Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Evaluation

Partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to conduct an evaluation of Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation in Idaho.

Short-Term Stabilization Homes

Short-Term Stabilization Homes

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.

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities Historical Review

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities Historical Review

This project entails a systems impact review of the projects funded by the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities over the past 40 years.

Center for Independent Futures

Center for Independent Futures

Evaluation of Center for Independent Futures’ Bridge Builders program

Envision Unlimited

Envision Unlimited

Used photo voice to evaluate the Life Like Any Other project

Home and Community Based Services: Advocates Creating Transformation

Home and Community Based Services: Advocates Creating Transformation

Developing training for advocates in Illinois and providing evaluation services

Future Planning Training for Providers

Future Planning Training for Providers

Partnering with The Arc of the United States to train providers in various states on future planning

State of the States in Developmental Disabilities

State of the States in Developmental Disabilities

Partnering with Colorado University to track states’ spending on and utilization of waiver services

Implementation of the Ligas Consent Decree

Implementation of the Ligas Consent Decree

Evaluated the implementation of the Ligas consent decree in Illinois that provides community options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Discharges from State-Operated Developmental Centers

Discharges from State-Operated Developmental Centers

Maintain a database of information on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have been discharged from state operated developmental centers since 2001

Integrated Care Program

Integrated Care Program

Evaluation of managed care for people with disabilities in Illinois, focusing on economic impact, processes, and outcomes

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership

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