Journal article

Measuring Goal Realization Associated With Disability Services and Supports: Initial Evidence for a New Tool

Nick Hagiliassis, Stella Koritsas, Celeste Cuzzillo

JOURNAL OF POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

There are few outcome measurement tools that can be accessed directly by people with intellectual disability (ID) and that can be readily used in service delivery settings. Developed to address these limitations, the Measuring Outcomes in Services and Supports – Short Form is a measure of the extent to which a person's goals are realized in the context of service and supports delivery. Specific aim is to establish initial evidence for the face and content validity of the tool, an essential step in the first stage of developing evaluation tools. Face validity was explored via an on-line survey eliciting information from an “expert group” about the purpose, adequacy, clarity, and attractivenes..

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