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.

NCI Blog

What Do NCI Data Show About Autism Spectrum Disorders and Health and Wellness?

by Dorothy Hiersteiner

We recently read this article about a study that found that adults with Autism are “more likely than others to suffer from depression, high blood pressure, obesity and additional health woes.” These findings prompted us to look at what NCI Adult Consumer Survey data show about…

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July - 2014
APSE Conference Presentation, Long Beach, CA

On July 1, 2014, NCI staff members Josh Engler and Dorothy Hiersteiner, along with John Butterworth from the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at UMass Boston, presented at the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) Conference in Long Beach, CA. The…