ERIC Number: ED115048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Connecticut's Developmentally Disabled.
Weischadle, David E.
Reported is the development of the Connecticut state plan to assess the needs of the developmentally disabled and establish service priorities. An overview of the planning system includes information on planning processes and the model components including needs assessment, priority setting, program development and selection, program approval, and program implementation. Described in the section on needs assessment are developed of 3- and 1-year priority statements based on data collection and analysis and preparation of an assessment report. The priority setting process is seen to involve ranking and voting by council members of identified needs to determine high, middle, and low priority categories. Changes are proposed for the grant application system to include planning and evaluation components. Recommendations are given in the areas of comprehensive planning, needs assessment, priority setting, and project management including exploring cooperative funding for projects and offering grants for a variety of purposes. Appended is the author's vitae and various forms used in the planning process. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Developmental Disabilities.; Connecticut Developmental Disabilities Planning and Advisory Council, Hartford.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut