Research & Evaluation Resources
Understanding research, evaluation, and public policy analysis.
- Tip Sheet: Research
- Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE)
- Webinar: Establishing a Research Identity
- Webinar: Creating a Center-wide Research Agenda
- Webinar: Evaluation Models for UCEDDs
- Webinar: Webinar: Using Data to Tell Your Story
- TA Institute: Conduct research that is responsive to needs of and engages with underserved communities
- Knowledge Translation Library
- Community-based Participatory Action Research
- National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) disability research and development programs
Inclusion in Resesarch
- Getting Involved in Research and Training: A Guide for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PDF) explains to people with disabilities how they can participate in research and training projects also on the website of the National Gateway to Self-Determination.
- Engaging people with disabilities as co-applicants on funding proposals (PDF) Approach requiring co-applicants who have the lived experience of the population the research is intended to serve.
- UCEDD Self-Determination Self-Assessment Checklist Tool and process to evaluate UCEDD policies, practices, and personnel promoting self-determination for people with I/DD and their families.
- Grant Writing and Grant Management Toolkit For Self-Advocates to assist self-advocacy organizations apply for grant.
- Accessibility Toolkit For Funders Who Support Self-Advocacy Organizations to help funders who are interested in funding self-advocates and self-advocacy organizations
- Self-Advocacy Online provides links to self-advocacy groups, includes stories from self-advocates and provides self-advocacy news and resources.
- Research to Practice in Self-determination series describes key issues in the DD field to promote self-determination.
- Plain Language Resources: The UCEDD Resource Center wants to make sure that everyone knows what is being talked about, either by speaking or writing, so all people can be included. Plain language is one way to help more people understand. Plain language is communication that is clear, straightforward, and only uses words that are necessary.