Long Island Sounds: Findings and Recommendations for People With Developmental Disabilities
Publication Date: January 2009
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Education; Social Services; Disability
Coverage: New York
This report discusses findings and recommendations concerning the challenges of transitioning individuals with developmental disabilities throughout their lifetimes. These findings come from a series of listening groups -- in-depth, qualitative interviews with small numbers of carefully selected people. These listening groups were conducted with parents, agency service providers, educators, medical professionals and government employees. Topics covered include early identification, education, respite, transition planning, adulthood, family services, personnel training, and others.