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The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities

On-going Data Collection and Information Dissemination


"The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities" is a comparative nationwide longitudinal study of public financial commitments and programmatic trends in developmental disabilities services and supports. The project’s activities include:

  • Analyzing developmental disabilities financial and programmatic trends in each state and the District of Columbia
  • Identifying trends and innovations in the financing of family support supported living, and supported employment in the states
  • Completing special studies, such as Medicaid spending for special education
  • Collaborating with the University of Massachusetts and the University of Minnesota to show targeted current year and longitudinal data on the project website
  • Provides a create-a-chart option allowing reports to be customized



Department of Psychiatry and Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

University of Colorado

Fitzsimons Building 500, Room W 1126

Mailstop F428, PO Box 6508

Aurora, CO 80045-0508

Grant Number


Project Duration

9/30/2012 – 9/29/2017

Project Amount

$350,000 per year


David L. Braddock, Ph.D., Principal Investigator 


Phone: (303) 492-0639

AIDD Project Officer

Katherine Cargill-Willis


Phone: (202) 690-5791

Last modified on 03/17/2017

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