Impact of a consumer-directed family support program on adults with developmental disabilities and their family caregivers

@inproceedings{Heller1999ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a consumer-directed family support program on adults with developmental disabilities and their family caregivers},
  author={Tamar Heller and Alison B. Miller and Kuei-Fang Hsieh},
  year={1999}
}
In the current study we examined the impact offamily support programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Results of the study indicated that participants had fewer unmet needs and used more services than the control group. Participant caregivers were more satisfied with the services their relative received, experienced greater self-efficacy, and were less likely to desire an out-of-home placement than the control group. Participants with developmental disabilities experienced increases… CONTINUE READING

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