List and abstracts of articles.
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have begun to experience increased participation and inclusion in boards and policy-making bodies. They have, however, faced challenges in gaining full acceptance similar to those experienced by other marginalized groups. To date, the experience of board participation by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities has typically been examined through […]
This article summarizes the results of a literature review conducted as part of the National Beyond Tokenism Research Study. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities have begun to be included on boards and policymaking organizations. Still, the roles given to them have often been tokens—symbolic gestures that result in presence without genuine inclusion. To better […]
This study was conducted as part of the National Beyond Tokenism Research Study. Building on a National Survey of 160 disability-focused organizations to identify the degree to which these organizations included people with complex needs in leadership roles and the support used to enable success, follow up in-depth interviews were conducted with 37 organizations who […]