National Core Indicators

NCI is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance.

The core indicators are standard measures used across states to assess the outcomes of services provided to individuals and families.  Indicators address key areas of concern including employment, rights, service planning, community inclusion, choice, and health and safety.

NCI is a collaboration of participating states, HSRI, and NASDDDS.

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Loneliness and NCI Data

by Dorothy Hiersteiner

This article from the Washington Post “Loneliness grows from individual ache to public health hazard” got us thinking about what NCI data show about loneliness. The article states that loneliness has recently begun to be seen as a public health hazard. Loneliness has…

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November - 2015
Released: 2014 Staff Stability Survey Report

As states work to expand their home and community based long term care service systems, increasing attention has been paid to the role that Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play in the provision of supports for individuals with ID/DD. Unfortunately, this workforce experiences high rates…