State Employment Practices: Funding for Employment Services

Describes systems for funding employment services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in five states: Tennessee, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Florida, and North Carolina. Topics include system priorities, goals and historical contexts, service definitions and rate structures, sources and parameters of funding, role of vocational rehabilitation funding, relationship between level of need and funding structure, pricing methodology and rate setting, incentive structures, and issues and implications.


Butterworth, J., Hall, A. C., et al. (2008). State Employment Practices: Funding for Employment Services. State Employment Leadership Network. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

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