State IDD Agency Survey

State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies Provision of Non-Work Services, FY2019

DataNote No. 73 2022

There is increasing interest in supporting individualized employment and community life engagement in response to the Community- Based Settings Rule, and emerging concern about supporting non-work time for individuals who are working a limited number of hours. Data from the National Survey of State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies’ Employment and Day Services and National Core Indicators Project demonstrates that more intense work is needed to support employment and day services to meet Community-Based Settings Rule standards.

State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies’ Funding for Employment Services, FY 2019

DataNote No. 72 2021

In FY2019, states continued to vary in their ability to report on the services they provided to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and the amount of funding allocated to employment and non-work services. In this Data Note, we examine the percentage of funds allocated to integrated employment.

Summary of Statedata: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018

DataNote No. 71, 2021

This data note summarizes the findings from the National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018. Overall, the findings suggest that across data sources, people with IDD experience greater levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and poverty compared to those without disabilities.

State IDD Agencies’ Funding for Employment Services, FY 2017

DataNote No. 65, 2020

In FY 2017, states continued to vary in their ability to report on the services they provide to individuals with IDD and the amount of funding allocated to employment and non-work services. This Data Note looks at average per-person spending across states and how it compares for integrated employment services and facility-based employment services.

State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies' Service Trends

In FY2013, an estimated 607,959 individuals received day or employment supports from state IDD program agencies. This number grew from 457,405 in FY1999. The estimated number of individuals in integrated employment services increased from 108,680 in FY1999 to 113,271 in FY2013. State investment continues to emphasize facility-based and non-work services, rather than integrated employment services. Figure 1 shows the trends in the percentage of people served in integrated employment and facility-based and non-work settings between FY2004 and FY2013.

State Intellectual and Developmental Disability Agencies' Service Trends

In FY2012, an estimated 605,680 individuals received day or employment supports from state IDD program agencies. This number grew from 457,405 in FY1999. The estimated number of individuals in integrated employment services increased from 108,680 in FY1999 to 111,670 in FY2012. State investment continues to emphasize facility-based and non-work services, rather than integrated employment services.