Two-Year CoP Report now available #supportingfamilies

Two-Year Report | National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD

The purpose of this report is to build on activities conducted during year one of the project and provide a description of the activities and achievements associated with the second year of the project. What follow is a description of: (a) the evolution of the systems change and the LifeCourse Framework, (b) Year Two activities of the national Community of Practice level as well as state level activities, (c) lessons learned, and (d) next steps.

This report chronicles Year Two of the National Community of Practice on Supporting Families initiative. This project is funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) and employs a learning community approach among participating states to create policies, practices and systems to better assist and support families that include a member with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

National Community of Practice Year Two Report



Rachel is the Media & Design Specialist on the Family to Family team at the UMKC-Institute for Human Development, UCEDD. She completed her Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit management at UMKC. She is proud to say she is a second generation AmeriCorps member! Her passion is where social justice and technology meet. Her specialty is making projects, programs, and organizations look good.

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