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KCDD '04-'05 Council Plan

Employment:
People get and keep employment consistent with their interest, abilities and needs.


Target 1 By 2003:
At least 20 individuals with developmental disabilities will have a for profit self owned business.


Education and Early Intervention:
Students reach their educational potential and infants and young children reach their development potential.


Target 1 By 2003:
Forty students with disabilities will be included in general education settings with appropriate supports.


Health:
People are healthy and benefit from the full range of needed health services.


Target 1 By 2003:
Five schools that train medical, allied health and/or nursing will have in their curriculum practical experiences with individuals with disabilities of all ages.


Transportation:
People have transportation services for work, school, medical and personal needs.


Target 1 By 2006:
At least one piece of current modified legislation or Council initiated legislation relating to transportation will be passed.


Target 2 By 2006:
At least one regulatory policy relating to transportation will be a developed changed.


Quality Assurance:
People have the information, skills, opportunities, and support to live free of abuse, neglect, financial and sexual exploitation, and violation of their human and legal rights and the inappropriate use of restraints or seclusion. Quality assurance systems contribute to and protect self-determination, independence, productivity and integration and inclusion in all facets of community life.


Target 1 By 2005:
There will be a grassroots citizens group who comes together regularly to impact any legislation and policy issues relating to people with developmental disabilities.


Target 2 By 2003:
Two hundred people will call the Hispanic outreach number and get information on developmental disabilities they request.


Target 3 By 2006:
Ten legislators who have influence in the community will lead KY to the forefront of disability issues.


Target 4 By 2006:
Twenty Council members who use KCDD Computers/equipment will achieve at least 2 of the following every 12 months.

20 Legislative/Decision maker contact report they understand/are aware of the issue (s) presented.
Council members learn at least 8 things that they use in their role as Council members.
At least 8 organizations/individuals receive information from a Council member that they report was helpful.
Target 5 By 2006:
At least 2 pieces of modified current legislation or Council initiated legislation will be passed.


Target 6 By 2006:
At least 1 regulatory policy will be developed/modified that contribute to systems change.


Target 7 By 2006:
One hundred Council members and/or consumers who receive Council funds will share knowledge, present to Council, affect change or meet a personal need.


Target 8 By 2006:
Two thousand individuals who attend a conference sponsored by the KCDD will report at least 2 ways they can use the information they received at the conference.


Formal and Informal Community Supports:
Individuals have access to other services available or offered in a community, including formal and informal community supports that affect their quality of life.


Target 1 By 2003:
Eighty individuals will determine how to spend their time and will live where they can afford to live.


Target 2 By 2006:
Ten people will demonstrate benefits through a HB 144 (SCL Waiver) pilot project.


Target 3 By September 2004: Kentucky Council on Developmental Disabilities
FY 04 - 05 Council Planning
2001 - 2006
State Plan

State Plan Performance Targets


EMPLOYMENT: People get and keep employment consistent with their interest, abilities and needs.

Target 1 (Not Met):  By 2006, at least 20 individuals with developmental disabilities will have a for profit self owned business.

Target 1 Status:  Funding Project ASSET 2002 as proposed for one more year will allow this target to be met in accordance with the State Plan.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  Project ASSET 2002 (Advancing Supported Self-Employment Techniques): [On Target to Meet Contract Proposal] - Proposed Continuation - Project staff report they have learned much and have made significant progress toward meeting their target goal - 15 self-owned businesses for consumers with significant disabilities.  In order to ensure the sustainability of the businesses by providing on-going technical support during the critical first year and to serve additional consumers, we are recommending one more year of funding.


EDUCATION AND EARLY INTERVENTION: Students reach their educational potential and infants and young children reach their development potential.

Target 1 (Met): By 2003, 40 students with disabilities will be included in general education settings with appropriate supports.

Target 1 Status: Projections indicate this target will be met by end of FY 04.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  ACCESS to Better Choices:  (An Inclusion Project):  [Projected to Meet] - Contract ending date June 30, 2004 - By project ending date the project staff predicts this target will be met.  As required during this final year, a resource developer to seek additional funding was hired.

 

2.  Postsecondary Education:  (ADA Coordinators):  [Met] Contract ending June 30, 2004 – Project coordinator predicts the newly formed group has established a firm foundation and will continue to meet.  The group is now officially named “Governor’s ADA Task Force."

Target 2 (Not Met):  By 2006, 40 students with developmental disabilities will be newly included in general education settings with appropriate supports which lead to improved student performance, including improved scores on the State Educational Assessment.

Target 2 Status:  Funding Inclusive Education Initiative Project as proposed for one more year will allow this target to be met in accordance with the State Plan.

Target 2 Council Project(s):

1.  Inclusive Education Initiative Project:  [Not Met] – Proposed Continuation – Due to delays in the state contracting process this project has not been operating for the intended two years.  This project is meeting its targets and has gained national attention.  In order to ensure 40 students maintain inclusion and momentum towards sustainable systems change, a third year of funding is recommended.  With third year funding, the project will, among other things, identify three additional schools for technical assistance support, collaborate with four local special education cooperatives in providing national level speakers on inclusive education, and convene a middle/high school Principal’s group to develop a white paper on drop-out prevention among students with disabilities.

Target 3 (Not Met):  By 2006, 40 children with developmental disabilities will be appropriately served in integrated early childhood or day care programs.

Target 3 Status:

[Yet to be addressed - Project Development Underway] – Requesting project implementation funds.


HEALTH:  People are healthy and benefit from the full range of needed health services.

Target 1 (Not Met): By 2006, five schools that train medical, allied health and/or nursing students have in their curriculum practical experiences with individuals with disabilities of all ages.

Target 1 Status:  Funding the Preservice Health Training Project as proposed for one more year will allow this project to meet its target.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  Preservice Health Training Project:  [Not Met] - Proposed Continuation - This project is in its second year implementation phase.  The project met its first year target, and it’s predicted they will meet their second year.  With third year funding, course modules will be developed in conjunction with the College of Dentistry.


TRANSPORTATION:  People have transportation services for work, school, medical, and personal needs.

Target 1 (Not Met):  By 2006, at least one piece of current modified legislation or Council initiated legislation relating to transportation will be passed.

Target 1 Status:  It is anticipated that continuation of the Martin School project will lead to the successful completion of this target in accordance with the State Plan. 

Target 1 Council Project(s): 

1.  Martin School of Public Policy (IN HOUSE):- Proposed continuation - The Martin School updated the Council transportation study to identify solutions to challenges.  Additionally, the Martin School has identified, tracked, and researched legislation related to the Councils' developed mission statements and has accompanied Council members meeting with legislators.  Information on transportation and other bills has been posted on Capwiz.

Target 2 (Not Met):  By 2006, at least one regulatory policy relating to transportation will be developed/changed.

Target 2 Status: 

[This target has yet to be formally addressed] - however, efforts being made to impact target one should impact this target.

Target 2 Council Project(s):

1.  Martin School of Public Policy - Again the Martin School has helped the Council understand transportation issues in Kentucky, and opportunities for positive change.  However, this target has not been formally addressed.


QUALITY ASSURANCE: People have the information, skills, opportunities, and support to live free of abuse, neglect, financial and sexual exploitation, and violation of their human and legal rights and the inappropriate use of restraints or seclusion.  Quality assurance systems contribute to and protect self-determination, independence, productivity, and integration and inclusion in all facets of community life.

Target 1: (Not Met) By 2005, there will be a grassroots citizens group who comes together regularly to impact any legislation and policy issues relating to people with developmental disabilities.

Target 1 Status:  Funding the Self-Advocated for Freedom for additional year will allow this target to be met in accordance with the State Plan.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  PNP Kentucky Self-Advocates for Freedom - Proposed Continuation - PNP has helped organize "Kentucky Self-Advocates for Freedom".  This advocacy organization is now an official non-profit with a central board and several local chapters.  Though the core has been established, this organization has not begun impacting issues yet.  The Quality Assurance team is recommending that we continue this funding this organization as it gets off the ground.

Target 2 (Not Met):  By 2006, 200 people will call the Hispanic outreach number and get information on developmental disabilities they request.

Target 2 Status:  Continuation of this project is necessary for this target to be met. 

Target 2 Council Project(s):

1.  Hispanic Outreach - Proposed Continuation - The Hispanic Outreach project continues efforts to reach a very precise population.  Valuable information on appropriate entry points and methods has been gained.  One unexpected outcome has been the opening of several cases at Protection and Advocacy as a result of this project.

Target 3: By 2006, ten legislators who have influence in the community lead Kentucky to the forefront of disability issues.

[Yet to be addressed]

Target 4 (Not Met): By 2006, at least two pieces of modified current legislation or Council initiated legislation will be passed.

Target 4 Status: Funding for the Martin School as proposed will allow this target to be met in accordance with the State Plan.

Target 4 Council Project(s):

1.  Martin School of Public Policy Project: - Proposed Continuation - This target is currently partially addressed through transportation.  Additionally, the public policy committee has zeroed in on two new legislative issues.  First, the issues of handicap parking abuse and lack of enforcement (currently being addressed).  Secondly, the issuance of medical cards and the amount of time for renewal will be addressed in the future.

Target 5 (Not Met): By 2006, at least one regulatory policy will be developed/modified that contribute to systems change.

Target 5 Status:

[Yet to be addressed]

Target 6 (Met):  By 2006, 100 Council members and/or consumers who receive Council funds will share knowledge, present to Council, affect change, or meet a personal need.

Target 6 Status:  The target has been met; however, the team is recommending that the project be continued.

Target 6 Council Project(s):

1.  Consumer Involvement Fund Project (In House): -  Proposed Continuation - Thus far, the Consumer Involvement Fund has sponsored 259 individuals to attend training.  This project provides unique opportunities for consumers in Kentucky to access educational opportunities.


FORMAL AND INFORMAL COMMUNITY SUPPORTS:  Individuals have access to other services available or offered in a community, including formal and informal community supports that affect their quality of life.

Target 1:  By 2006, 80 individuals will determine how to spend their time and will live where they can afford to live.

Target 1 Status (Met):  Both Advocates and Action and ACCESS projects have been successful in training self-advocates.  As a result, it is anticipated that the numbers of people trained will exceed the target by the end of the fiscal year.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  Advocates in Action (Arc of Kentucky): - [Projected to meet] - Contract ending date June 30, 2004 - project staff predict this target will be met.

2.  Access (Council on Mental Retardation): - [Projected to meet] - Contract ending date June 30, 2004-project staff predict this target will be met.

Target 2 (Not Met):  By 2006, ten people will demonstrate benefits through a HB 144 (SCL Waiver) pilot project.

 

Target 2 Status:

[Yet to be addressed]

Target 3 (Not Met):  By 2006, three communities will impact at least two of the following systems for citizens of their community:

 Housing
 Employment
 Education
 Health
 Self-Determination
 Transportation

Target 3 Status:  Requesting Project Dollars - Last year the Council asked the Quality Assurance Team to address this target.  The Quality Assurance Team decided to research the possibility of contracting with "Kentucky Self-Advocates for Freedom" for this.  We have just received and reviewed a proposal for implementing this target from PNP Associates.


CROSS CUTTING: 

Target 1: By 2006, the Council will distribute public awareness material that will enhance awareness on issues relating to 1,250 persons with developmental disabilities and 100 policymakers.

Target 1 Status:  This target has been met; however, the team is recommending that the target continue, but is not requesting any additional funds.

Target 1 Council Project(s):

1.  Public Awareness Project:  [Met] - Proposed Continuation - This target was designed to capture Council efforts to distribute information on the Council and our projects.  We currently have several awareness materials that we distribute regularly through mailings, conferences, etc.

 

NOTE:  Federal Areas of Emphasis that were not addressed: HOUSING, CHILD CARE, RECREATION

 

 

Last Updated 2/11/2010