Testing Family Support and Family Empowerment: Key Finding Across Four Pilots

Marsha Langer Ellison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Elissa Freud
Bruce Blaney
J. Knoll
Hank Bersani Jr.

At the time of publication, Marsha Langer Ellison was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Summary: In 1988 the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Planning Council CDDPC) funded four pilot demonstration family support programs. This report presents the findings of an evaluation of one of the four programs. This section presents an introduction to all four pilots. The remaining sections present the findings of the case study of the family support pilot conducted by the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Philadelphia. Appendices to this report and the other three evaluations are available from the DDPC.