ICI publications by John Butterworth

Innovations in Employment Supports: New Hampshire's State Division of Developmental Services

Between 1988 and 2001, New Hampshire's Division of Developmental Services transformed the state's day and employment services from a facility-based model to an inclusion model that supports 94% of its individuals in the community. This brief highlights several factors contributing to New Hampshire's employment outcomes. (5/2004)

Innovations in Employment Supports: Washington State's Division of Developmental Disabilities

As evidence of the positive outcomes associated with integrated employment develops it is important to identify policy and practices at the state level that expand access to employment opportunity. This brief presents findings from Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) case study research focused on state agencies that support individuals with developmental disabilities. (8/2003)

Developing Interagency Agreements: Four Questions to Consider

Recent legislation emphasizes collaboration between state agencies. A good interagency agreement is one tool that can assist collaboration and promote systems change. Researchers offer four important considerations for an effective agreement and a worksheet for agency personnel. (12/2001)

Understanding the SSI Work Incentives

Information about Social Security Administration programs that can help people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to retain benefits that can support and ensure long-term employment. (11/1999)

The Successes and Struggles of Closing a Facility-Based Employment Service

A brief overview of findings from the Conversion to Integrated Employment monographs. (1/1999)

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities