Our Strategic Plan
2020 – 2024
Through public education, pioneering projects and demonstrations and public policy research and development, National Disability Institute (NDI) has become a recognized leader nationwide. National Disability Institute is focused on social impact with emphasis on the difficult task of establishing defined measures at the individual and systems level.
Promote financial capability and informed financial decision making for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Build new and refine existing strategies, programs and tools to advance the financial health and well-being of individuals across the spectrum of disability and their families. Include, as needed, customized approaches to increase individual understanding and use of affordable financial products, work incentives, financial education, financial counseling and coaching and other tools.
Promote Financial Capability and Informed Financial Decision Making
Build new and refine existing financial capability models to expand lifelong education, training, counseling and coaching opportunities across the spectrum of disability. As needed, models will be customized for individuals with disabilities and their families to increase understanding that improves financial stability or advances economic self-sufficiency.
Set the standard for comprehensive, state-of-the-art, user friendly, relevant, and responsive financial education, counseling, coaching, and peer support programs that effectively impact financial decision making and engages people with disabilities, their families, and providers to achieve better economic stability.
Collaborate and partner to promote economic independence for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Connect, convene and facilitate partnerships and collaborations across government, corporate, philanthropic and community organizations to advance financial stability and security for people with disabilities and their families.
Build the Capacity of Public and Private Systems
Strengthen public and private entities at a systems level to work collaboratively to adopt cross-system financial stability strategies that promote economic independence for people with disabilities and their families.
Connect, convene and facilitate cross-sector partnerships that leverage the power of collaboration to build their capacity to advance economic stability and security for people with disabilities.
Promote public policy that improves the financial well-being of individuals with disabilities and their families.
Research, analyze and inform local, state and national public policy development and implementation that benefits the financial well-being of individuals with disabilities and their families.
Influence Public Policy Change
Provide leadership for public policy to advance economic stability and financial independence for people with disabilities.
Develop, analyze, and influence disability-specific and generic public policy to expand access to and ensure equity within the economic mainstream for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Research challenges and potential solutions to advance the financial stability of individuals with disabilities and their families.
Define and complete a research agenda that utilizes stakeholders, researchers, partners and staff to improve our understanding of what works and what innovation is needed to lead and pioneer new pathways to economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.
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