Programs and resources which offer training, support, and technical assistance for and about people with disabilities and families to help understand and shape policy at the local, state and national levels.


Institute on Disabilities policy staff present research papers at conferences and meetings nationwide. Selected papers are now available on our website:

  • The Impact of Peer-to-Peer Mentoring on Participant Direction: Successes, Challenges, and Looking Ahead
  • “Self-Direction: A Revolution in Human Service” from Text to Lived Experience
  • The Power to Choose Community: Participant-Directed Services and the Role of Supports Brokers in Creating Inclusive Communities

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