2013 Strategic Plan Survey Results
The Department of Rehabilitation is developing an inclusive statewide strategic plan for the Employment, Independence and Equality for all Californians with Disabilities!
During June and July we invited the public to share its ideas and encouraged participation in the development of our 2013 Strategic Plan by offering opportunities to submit your ideas for how we can increase the employment, equality, and independent living opportunities for Californians with disabilities.
Here are the results!
General information: Please select the one category that best describes you.
|Answer Options||Response Percent||Response Count|
|Individual with a disability||14.4%||231|
|Family member of individual with a disability||2.2%||36|
|Health care provider||0.8%||13|
|Total number of respondents||1605|
Answers to the statement: The DOR does a good job:
Out of the total 1605 respondents, 1365 responded to this statement.
|a. Serving youth (ages 16-24)||208||522||192||116||48||262||1348|
|b. Serving older individuals with disabilities (55+)||151||475||229||151||50||288||1344|
|c. Serving individuals who are blind or visually impaired||304||474||162||56||24||315||1335|
|d. Serving individuals with learning disabilities||254||569||170||91||27||226||1337|
|e. Serving individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss||281||534||164||70||23||266||1338|
|f. Serving individuals with psychiatric disabilities||216||489||224||119||46||244||1338|
|g. Serving individuals with intellectual disabilities||230||565||184||89||39||221||1328|
|h. Serving individuals with physical disabilities.||318||651||126||43||26||170||1334|
|i. Serving individuals with traumatic brain injuries||156||442||242||127||38||325||1330|
|j. Serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder||152||412||259||140||59||308||1330|
|k. Serving individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds||284||569||191||75||40||180||1339|
|l. Serving veterans with disabilities||161||435||238||84||26||376||1320|
|m. Preparing people with disabilities for employment||294||573||176||146||58||81||1328|
|n. Providing disability benefits planning||131||326||278||247||92||261||1335|
|o. Providing disability awareness training||147||397||267||214||92||209||1326|
|p. Acquiring assistive technology for individuals with disabilities||281||578||173||95||48||148||1323|
|q. Working with community partners||350||572||182||75||44||112||1335|
|r. Working with service providers||359||584||156||85||47||104||1335|
|s. Working with employers to increase jobs for people with disabilities||194||352||264||229||119||174||1332|
|t. Working with organizations that provide options for community-based living||156||323||321||134||68||328||1330|
|u. Advocating for employment, independence and equality for all Californians with disabilities||305||511||215||102||61||135||1329|
Seven overall themes emerged in the open answer comment fields.
Responding to the question: What needs to be done to advance employment, independence and equality for people with disabilities in the next 3-5 years?
Out of the total 1605 respondents, 1145 responded to these questions.
Increased quality employment for individuals with disabilities
Marketing, outreach and education
Improved DOR personnel and business process
Increased community based living/housing and independence
Thank you for your participation!
Department of Rehabilitation, Planning Unit
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 558-5895
TTY: (916) 558-5807
FAX: (916) 558-5879