UMMS Affiliation

Center for Developmental Disability Evaluation and Research, Shriver Center

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Blog Post


Health Services Research | Information Literacy | Reading and Language


Blog post to AEA365, a blog sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.


evaluation, evaluation questions, plain English, intellectual and developmental disabilities


Lauer E, Dutra C. (2015 October 21). Using Plain Language in Evaluation. [Web Log Post]. Retrieved from

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