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Center on Human Development and Disability
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Disability Studies

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EEU

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Independent Living for Older Blind Program for Department of Services for the Blind

Contact: Kurt Johnson, kjohnson@uw.edu

Core Function: Technical Assistance and Outreach Training

The Center for Technology and Disability Studies (CTDS) provides technical assistance, policy analysis, and program implementation to the Washington State Department of Services for the Blind (DSB), primarily related to its Independent Living for Older Blind Program (ILOB). CTDS staff members develop and manage subcontracts with community providers and by provide technical assistance regarding development and implementation of an online case recording system, including training and ongoing improvements. CTDS also assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of the ILOB Strategic Plan and Results Washington quarterly state report and participates with the Washington State Independent Living Council as an ILOB representative.

Additionally, CTDS provides DSB with technical assistance and referral on matters related to Access Technology, ADA, proposed legislation, and interpretation of laws related to disability and employment issues. CTDS also provides ongoing consultation and technical assistance focused on conceptualizing and big-picture perspectives for the executive team.

 


University of Washington • Center on Human Development and Disability Box 357920 • Seattle WA 98195-7920 USA • 206-543-7701 • chdd@uw.edu

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