What's New!


The State of the States data for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 are complete! Check our "Create a Chart" for the 2015 data. Soon the "State Profiles" will be updated as well.

The Territories Report was completed by the PNS Longitudinal Data Collection projects at the Universities of Massachusetts-Boston, Minnesota, and Colorado. The Territories Report was posted on the website Disability.Gov, and on our State of the States website.

On the State of the States Twitter, you can see pictures and follow links about the distribution of copies of the 2015 State of the States book to Congress. Thanks to AUCD, The Arc and Kim Musheno!


"How Adequate are Public Financial Commitments for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services in Colorado?"

Presented by David Braddock, PhD, University of Colorado Coleman Institute and Department of Psychiatry, to the Colorado Alliance of Community Centered Boards and Colorado Legislators at the Denver Art Museum, February 18, 2015. presentation slides

Testimony to the Federal Commission on Long-Term Care

Dr. David Braddock provided testimony to the federal Commission on Long-Term Care on the topic: "Populations in Need of LTSS and Service Delivery Issues." The testimony can be viewed at: presentation slides, written testimony, and the Commission Final Report to Congress.



The State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:
Emerging from the Great Recession


Published by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), The State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 2015: Emerging from the Great Recession analyzes public financial commitments and programmatic trends across the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 37 years. The book is an important tool for advocates on the Hill to influence Congress. Thanks to Kim Musheno and her colleagues for disseminating copies of The State of the States to Congress this past year.

The book focuses on the impact of federal and state fiscal policy over time and illustrates trends in the states in community living, public and private residential institutions, family support, supported employment, supported living, Medicaid Waivers, demographics, and other areas. 

Order your copy of the tenth edition of The State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the AAIDD Bookstore or contact us.



State Profiles. The 6 pages of state specific data will be updated through 2015! See state profiles.



Create a Chart. Our interactive charts is updated! There are a total of 18 interactive charts. Go to Main Menu on the right above.