The Institute on Community Integration The Research and Training Center on Community Living
Through Asking the Right Questions You Can Reach Your Destination
Questions to ask Providers when Making Decisions About Residential Supports for Family Members With Disabilities
How to Use This Guide Sources of Information
Comparing Service Providers What to Look for When You Visit Homes
Basic Agency Information Supports the Agency Provides
  Planning and Evaluating Supports   Agency Staffing
  Staff Training   Family Involvement
Medical and Health Care Recreation and Community Activities
  Self Determination and Choice Vulnerability and Safety
Social Relationships   Transportation and Mobility
  The Home Environment  

Developed by the Research and Training Center on Community Living (RRTC), Institute on Community Integration (UAP), College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota and Developmental Disabilities Division, Hennepin County Social Services.

Development and production of this publication was supported by Grant #H133B30072 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, US Department of Education, awarded to the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota; and by a grant from the Developmental Disabilities Division of Hennepin County Social Services.

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