45 CFR 1388.7 - Program criteria

§ 1388.7 Program criteria—dissemination.
(a) Introduction to dissemination: The UAP disseminates information and research findings, including the empirical validation of activities related to training, best practices, services and supports, and contributes to the development of new knowledge. Dissemination activities promote the independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
(b) The UAP must be a resource for information for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, community members, State agencies and other provider and advocacy organizations, produce a variety of products to promote public awareness and visibility of the UAP, and facilitate replication of best practices.
(c) Specific target audiences must be identified for dissemination activities and include individuals with developmental disabilities, family members, service providers, administrators, policy makers, university faculty, researchers, and the general public.
(d) UAP dissemination activities must be responsive to community requests for information and must utilize a variety of networks, including State Developmental Disabilities Councils, Protection and Advocacy agencies, other University Affiliated Programs, and State service systems to disseminate information to target audiences.
(e) The process of developing and evaluating materials must utilize the input of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
(f) The values of the UAP must be reflected in the language and images used in UAP products.
(g) Dissemination products must reflect the cultural diversity of the community.
(h) Materials disseminated by the UAP must be available in formats accessible to individuals with a wide range of disabilities, and appropriate target audiences.
(i) The UAP must contribute to the development of the knowledge base through publications and presentations, including those based on research and evaluation conducted at the UAP.

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