In October 2011, the Administration on Developmental Disabilities awarded grants to lead agencies in six states: California, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, and Wisconsin. Two additional states, Alaska and Tennessee, received grants in October 2012. These states proposed activities to spur improved employment and post-secondary outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
One agency alone may not have much power to effect change. But when agencies combine their resources--financial and otherwise--results can be greatly amplified. Learn about how agencies form and sustain robust partnerships in these resources.