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- NY OPWDD – Road to Reform Report: April 2013 report from New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) that delineates specific policies regarding policies and goals for improving employment outcomes, under a transformation agreement with CMS, including ending new admissions to sheltered workshops on July 1, 2013, – http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/opwdd_about/commissioners_page/OPWDD_Road_to_Reform_April2013
- NY OPWDD – Statewide Comprehensive Plan – 2010-2014: October 2010 report indicating that “OPWDD is promoting Employment First as a preferred outcome for all people with developmental disabilities” – www.opwdd.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/final507_2010-2014.pdf
- NY OPWDD 2011 Interim Report on State Plan: February 2011 interim report on 2010-2014 OPWDD Statewide Comprehensive Plan, that includes summary of efforts on Employment First (pp. 6-7) – www.opwdd.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Interim_5_07_Rpt_Final_2_15.pdf
- NY OMRDD 2010 Interim Report on State Plan: February 2010 interim report on 2009-2013 OMRDD Statewide Comprehensive, that includes summary of efforts on Employment First (p. 5) – www.opwdd.ny.gov/sites/default/files/documents/OMR_Interim_Report_2_10_Final.pdf