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FIVE YEAR STATE PLAN FFYs 2017 – 2021

Download 2017-2021 Five Year State Plan (PDF)
Please Note: Due to accessibility issues, this is a modified version of the original State Plan submitted to the federal government. Please contact the Council office for a copy of the complete State Plan.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I:  COUNCIL IDENTIFICATION

SECTION II: DESIGNATED STATE AGENCY

SECTION III: COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ANALYSIS

A. Portrait of State Services

  1. Health/Health Care
  2. Employment
  3. Informal and Formal Services and Supports
  4. Interagency Initiatives
  5. Quality Assurance
  6. Education/Early Intervention
  7. Housing
  8. Transportation
  9. Child Care
  10. Recreation

B. Analysis of State Issues and Challenges

  1. Criteria for Eligibility for Services
  2. Analysis of Barriers to Full Participation
  3. Availability of Assistive Technology
  4. Adequacy of Current Services
  5. Adequacy of Health Care
  6. Adequacy of HCBS Waivers

C. Rationale for Goal Selection

D. Collaboration

SECTION IV: FIVE YEAR GOALS

  1. Employment
  2. Self Advocacy
  3. Leadership Development
  4. Training Conferences
  5. Publications, Websites, and Online Learning
  6. Customer and Market Research
  7. Continuous Quality Improvement
  8. Cultural Outreach

SECTION V: EVALUATION PLAN

  1. How the Council Will Examine Progress
  2. How the Council Will Assess Effectiveness of Strategies
  3. How the Council Will Examine Progress in Achieving Outcomes
  4. Annual Review to Identify Emergency Trends and Needs
  5. Methodology to Determine Needs
  6. Council Processes, Procedures, Role in Reviewing Progress

SECTION VI: PROJECTED COUNCIL BUDGET

SECTION VII: ASSURANCES

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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center,the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.