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200 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT, 06450

(203)514-3028

The Arc Connecticut is an advocacy organization committed to protecting the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to promoting opportunities for their full inclusion in the life of their communities.

Survey Responses

CT I/DD Scorecard Results by Category


Connecticut Intellectual & Developmental 
Disability Scorecard Questions

Question 1:  

Do you have any personal or professional experiences working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or their families?

Question 2:  

Are you currently a member of the legislative I/DD Caucus?

Question 3:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to work with the Arc CT staff and volunteers to support individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families?

Question 4:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to attend a “Families for Families” house meeting in your district with constituents to listen and learn about issues affecting individuals with I/DD and their families?

Question 5:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to join the legislature’s bipartisan I/DD caucus group of legislators committed to supporting the I/DD community through legislative and policy initiatives?

Question 6:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to support additional funding to reduce the residential waiting list for individuals with I/DD?

Question 7:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to support the accelerated closure of costly state delivered services including the 5 regional centers and Southbury Training School so that state resources can be redirected to more flexible, individualized, cost efficient, and community based support?

Question 8:

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to support additional funding for private providers to create additional housing options for the I/DD community?

Question 9:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to support state incentives to create employment opportunities for individuals with I/DD?    

Question 10:  

If elected to the legislature, do you pledge to support initiatives designed to hold the Connecticut StateDepartment of Developmental Disabilities (DDS) accountable and require greater transparency and support for individuals with I/DD and their families?