ERIC Number: ED307753
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Community Living in Three Wisconsin Counties.
Taylor, Steven J.
The site visit report describes community living programs for persons with severe disabilities in the Wisconsin counties of Dane, LaCrosse, and Columbia. The visit attempted to identify and document promising practices through interviews with administrators, officials and staff; observations of three foster homes, two small group homes, and two supportive apartments; visits to two school programs; and a review of various state, county, and agency documents, plans, and evaluations. Promising practices are identified in the areas of county leadership (officials are committed to community integration); family support (Wisconsin has one of the most innovative family support programs in the country); and innovative community living arrangements including group home situations for only three or four individuals and individualized arrangements. The Community Integration Program provides innovative services for people coming out of institutions. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Community Programs, Community Services, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Foster Care, Group Homes, Innovation, Placement, Program Evaluation, Residential Programs, Severe Disabilities
Syracuse University, Center on Human Policy, Research and Training Center on Community Integration, 724 Comstock Ave., Syracuse, NY 13244-4230 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Center on Human Policy.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin