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									                   Assistive Technology Follow-up Assessment Report
The Assistive Technology Services accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities to enhance their
employment potential and overall quality of life. There are six areas of specialization:

          Worksite Accommodation
          Ergonomic Reviews
          Adaptive Computer Access
          Seating and Mobility
          Adaptive Transportation
          Training

Demographics

Demographics are used to identify the population through various measures. The demographics used for the
Assistive Technology area identify the population by race, gender, and disability.

The demographics listed on the following pages are from fiscal years starting with the 2004-2005 (190), 2005-
2006 (167), and 2006-2007 (220).
2004-2005

                          Race                    Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                  137             72.11%
            American Indian                              4              2.11%
            Black                                        1              0.53%
            Hispanic                                     0                0%
            Other                                        0                0%
            White                                       48             25.26%

                          Gender                  Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   17              8.95%
            Female                                      98             51.58%
            Male                                        75             39.47%

                          Disability              Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   30             15.79%
            No Reported                                  0                0%
            Blind                                        5              2.63%
            Low Vision                                   7              3.68%
            Partial Loss of Vision                       0                0%
            Deaf                                         4              2.11%
            Partial Hearing Loss                         4              2.11%
            Other Sensory                                1              0.53%
            Learn ing Disability                         9              4.74%
            Cognitive Disability                         3              1.58%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                   0                0%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                      0                0%
            Other Cognitive                              0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                  1              0.53%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                  4              2.11%
            Quadripleg ia                                5              2.63%
            Paraplegia                                   3              1.58%
            Hemiplegia                                   3              1.58%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                      0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                    0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative                6              3.16%
            Trau ma Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                              22           11.58%
            Stroke                                        1            0.53%
            Arthritis                                     4            2.11%
            Other Autoimmune                              3            1.58%
            Cerebral Palsy                               15            7.89%
            Muscular Dystrophy                            2            1.05%
            Multiple Sclerosis                            2            1.05%
            Seizure Disorder                              0              0%
            Fibro myalgia                                 4            2.11%
            Post Polio Syndro me                          4            2.11%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular          13            6.84%
            Neurosis                                      0              0%
            Psychosis                                     1            0.53%
            Chemical Dependency                           0              0%
            Neurological                                  1            0.53%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric              0              0%
            Other Mental Health                           2            1.05%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                   1            0.53%
            Internal Organs                               0              0%
            Diabetes                                      1            0.53%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                        29           15.26%
2005-2006

                          Race                    Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                  108             64.67%
            American Indian                              7              4.19%
            Black                                        0                0%
            Hispanic                                     0                0%
            Other                                        0                0%
            White                                       52             31.14%

                          Gender                  Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   10              5.99%
            Female                                      86             51.50%
            Male                                        71             42.51%

                          Disability              Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   18             10.78%
            No Reported                                  1              0.45%
            Blind                                        4              2.40%
            Low Vision                                   3              1.80%
            Partial Loss of Vision                       3              1.80%
            Deaf                                         0                0%
            Partial Hearing Loss                         3              1.80%
            Other Sensory                                0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                         5              2.99%
            Cognitive Disability                         2              1.20%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                   0                0%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                      3              1.80%
            Other Cognitive                              1              0.45%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                  2              1.20%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                  4              2.40%
            Quadripleg ia                                6              3.59%
            Paraplegia                                   3              1.80%
            Hemiplegia                                   0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                      3              1.80%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                    0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative                1              0.45%
            Trau ma Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                              22           13.17%
            Stroke                                        1            0.45%
            Arthritis                                     3            1.80%
            Other Autoimmune                              2            1.20%
            Cerebral Palsy                               17           10.18%
            Muscular Dystrophy                            4            2.40%
            Multiple Sclerosis                            1            0.45%
            Seizure Disorder                              0              0%
            Fibro myalgia                                 4            2.40%
            Post Polio Syndro me                          1            0.45%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular           5            2.99%
            Neurosis                                      0              0%
            Psychosis                                     0              0%
            Chemical Dependency                           2            1.20%
            Neurological                                  8            4.79%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric              4            2.40%
            Other Mental Health                           5            2.99%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                   0              0%
            Internal Organs                               0              0%
            Diabetes                                      2            1.20%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                        24           14.37%
2006-2007

                          Race                    Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                  146             66.36%
            American Indian                              5              2.27%
            Black                                        0                0%
            Hispanic                                     0                0%
            Other                                        6              2.73%
            White                                       63             28.64%

                          Gender                  Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   9               4.09%
            Female                                     102             46.36%
            Male                                       109             49.55%

                          Disability              Number of People   Percentage
            Undefined                                   19              8.64%
            No Reported                                  3              1.36%
            Blind                                        3              1.36%
            Low Vision                                   3              1.36%
            Partial Loss of Vision                       4              1.82%
            Deaf                                         0                0%
            Partial Hearing Loss                         0                0%
            Other Sensory                                1              0.45%
            Learn ing Disability                         4              1.82%
            Cognitive Disability                         1              0.45%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                   0                0%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                      2              0.91%
            Other Cognitive                              0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                  6              2.73%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                  3              1.36%
            Quadripleg ia                               29             13.18%
            Paraplegia                                   9              4.09%
            Hemiplegia                                   0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                      5              2.27%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                    2              0.91%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative                0                0%
            Trau ma Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                              31           14.09%
            Stroke                                        3            1.36%
            Arthritis                                     5            2.27%
            Other Autoimmune                              6            2.73%
            Cerebral Palsy                               14            6.36%
            Muscular Dystrophy                            2            0.91%
            Multiple Sclerosis                            8            3.64%
            Seizure Disorder                              1            0.45%
            Fibro myalgia                                 7            3.18%
            Post Polio Syndro me                          2            0.91%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular          15            6.82%
            Neurosis                                      0              0%
            Psychosis                                     0              0%
            Chemical Dependency                           0              0%
            Neurological                                  7            3.18%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric              0              0%
            Other Mental Health                           2            0.91%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                   4            1.82%
            Internal Organs                               0              0%
            Diabetes                                      0              0%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                        19            8.64%
Assistive Technology Participant Survey Results

The participant follow-up for the Assistive Technology area asks the participants about their attitudes towards
staff, goals, and services received. This is an eleven question survey on a five point Likert Scale ranging from
strongly disagree to strongly agree.
Participants are asked to circle the number that best fits their attitude toward the specific question. They are
also encouraged to make comments that will help improve the program.

The data for the Assistive Technology Participant Follow-up is for each fiscal year, July through June.

Question 1:
       Were courteous and helpful

                                    2002-2003                    4.89
                                    2003-2004                    4.60
                                    2004-2005                    4.54
                                    2005-2006                    4.82
                                    2006-2007                    4.55

Question 2:
       Responded in a timely manner

                                    2002-2003                    4.31
                                    2003-2004                    4.41
                                    2004-2005                    4.39
                                    2005-2006                    4.24
                                    2006-2007                    4.21

Question 3:
       Showed conce rn for my needs

                                    2002-2003                    4.75
                                    2003-2004                    4.67
                                    2004-2005                    4.46
                                    2005-2006                    4.88
                                    2006-2007                    4.55


Question 4:
       Explained the project of service in an adequate manner

                                    2002-2003                    4.67
                                    2003-2004                    4.54
                                    2004-2005                    4.50
                                    2005-2006                    4.59
                                    2006-2007                    4.48

Question 5:
       Asked for my goals and suggestions
                                   2002-2003                 4.58
                                   2003-2004                 4.48
                                   2004-2005                 4.63
                                   2005-2006                 4.82
                                   2006-2007                 4.54

Question 6:
       Ans wered my questions in a satisfactory manne r

                                   2002-2003                 4.77
                                   2003-2004                 4.52
                                   2004-2005                 4.57
                                   2005-2006                 4.76
                                   2006-2007                 4.67

Question 7:
       Informe d me of the length of the project

                                   2002-2003                 4.24
                                   2003-2004                 4.22
                                   2004-2005                 4.43
                                   2005-2006                 4.12
                                   2006-2007                 4.00

Question 8:
       Funding questions we re answe red

                                   2002-2003                 4.27
                                   2003-2004                 4.00
                                   2004-2005                 4.33
                                   2005-2006                 4.34
                                   2006-2007                 4.40

Question 9:
       I was satisfied with my assessment

                                   2002-2003                 4.62
                                   2003-2004                 4.19
                                   2004-2005                 4.42
                                   2005-2006                 4.76
                                   2006-2007                 4.50

Question 10:
       Overall, I was satisfied with the services received

                                   2002-2003                 4.53
                                   2003-2004                 4.53
                                   2004-2005                 4.61
                                   2005-2006                 4.65
                                   2006-2007                 4.43
Question 11:
       I would recommend this program to others

                                       2002-2003                          4.66
                                       2003-2004                          4.56
                                       2004-2005                          4.58
                                       2005-2006                          4.76
                                       2006-2007                          4.55

Below is a graph representing the average score from each year: (Note: the graph starts at a 4.3 not 0)

                                                   Overall Averages



                   4.65

                    4.6

                   4.55

                    4.5
                                                                                       Series1
                   4.45

                    4.4

                   4.35

                    4.3
                          2002-2003   2003-2004   2004-2005   2005-2006    2006-2007




Summary:
The Assistive Technology Participant Survey is filled out by the consumers after they have participated in the
program. Some areas for improvement include:

          The SVRI staff responding in a timely manner
          Informing the students of the length of the project
          Answering funding questions

The consumers feel that the staff of the SVRI were courteous, helpful, showed concern, explained the project,
asked for goals, and answered their questions. Overall, the consumers were satisfied with the services received
and would recommend this program to others.

Comments:

 2002-2003
        Thank You
        _____ did a great job
        Not in contact with DVR
        She wants foot rests put back the way they were. They need to be able to be elevated.
        _____ was always punctual returning my calls - and spent the time with me to answer the
           questions I had.
        Great experience (FUN)
          Very nice and Very helpful
          Thank you all for all your help
          I don't know #7, I guess that we would know after the project. Thanks _____!
          _____ was very good and showed a lot of concern to help me. Thank you and him for all the help.
          Letter Attached
          I have not seen the report
          The kindness and understanding they showed was greatly appreciated.
          Sorry this has taken so long, my depression hasn’t been doing well.
          _____ made my assessment both enjoyable and informational. I felt "comfortable" with her.
           _____ and the tech lab were amazing!
          Very good
          It was an enjoyable experience and _____ was very helpful and considerate.
          _____ was very helpful. I was very pleased with the amount of time he spent trying to help me.
          I emailed _____ several times about replying recommendations to both myself and DVR
           counselor with no response.
2003-2004
       There is nothing I can think of he could improve on
       _____ is more than helpful when it comes to meeting my needs for any and all assistive
          technologies; He never ceases to amaze me. Please consider giving him a raise…
       I was treated with respect and never talked down to because I'm handicapped and in a wheelchair.
       I was very impressed by the professional and co urteous manner of _____.
       _____ was very helpful, and I learned some things. Thank you.
       I found _____ to be a great source of information and very helpful and caring
       _____ works very nicely with us. We appreciate all of his help. He is very knowledgeable and
          that helped us with our needs.
       _____ was helpful
       Thank you for all your help and support. I'll keep in touch with _____ and _____.
       Some services still are not working properly.
       _____ is a wonderful person. Concern for me was there through out the assessment. Much better
          than previous person (_____). I wasted 45 min before my person showed up. Took forever. _____
          is Great!!
       Please make sure your professional judgment is clean and clear. I became confused between the
          staffing and written report. It left me with a big question mark.
       I just want to say thank you to my counselor _____
       _____ is a marvel!
       I enjoyed working with him
       They should have tried me in a electric chair that wasn't so touchy
2004-2005
       _____ was very professional and helpful. He was very prompt in helping and did a great job of
          keeping us informed as to the status of how things were going. Thank you so much!
       _____ was very helpful and an understanding man, which really means a lot to me! Thanks again
          :)
       I do appreciate the professionalism and attentiveness everyone expressed when I wasn't feeling
          my best. I would like to thank you all again! God bless you all! Happy Holidays!
       Thank you for everything
       _____ is truly a wonderful caring young man. He is excellent in is position.
       Everyone I have been involved with at Stout has been very nice and helpful to me. I really
          appreciate it. Keep up the good work and thank you
       Everybody that I worked with were very helpful and genuinely concerned about my future. This
           has turned an unfortunate situation into a wonderful experience. Thank you to all.
          I am very impressed with all the help I was offered and haw many solution to my everyday needs
           were provided.
          _____ has been very helpful
          Everything was fine and I hope other people have as good of an experience as I did.
2005-2006
       _____ was very nice gentlemen. I was very comfortable with meeting him and explain things
          very well to me.
       Only thing I'm waiting on is the final report. Thanks again for the help
       I think it would be nice if the assessment would be returned to DVR a lot faster
       I would like to have service provided in a more timely manner. Example - 4 wks. Such as report
          and follow-ups. As well has having a more in depth written documentation as to the plan.
       This was the best thing to happen for ____ in many years. _____ is great and very helpful
2006-2007
       We were shown a lot of adaptive equipment while there but have ended up only with the desk and
          that had to be redone a year later because it wasn't what we talked about. The rest was left up to
          the family to research and acquire. _____ was helpful in the end but we weren't made known he
          was available.
       Went on vacation and didn't tell me it would be longer because of that
       He called and left a message asking if he could co me at an earlier time. We were not at home to
          return his call but showed up anyway at the earlier time.
       The assistive technologist, _____, was very kind, helpful, and professional - I was "extremely"
          satisfied with the services received
       Wonderful man - _____. he was very helpful
       We couldn't have been happier with the in-depth care and concern involved in this project and
          demonstrated by _____. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you.
       Could not have asked for better service. Was very impressed with _____. Glad to have him do
          my assessment. Thank you, _____.
       I wish I would have known it was going to take 3 months to get a van that has been in for service
          3 or 4 times in 6 weeks and the problem still isn't fixed.
       Very well informed. This person knew everything I asked. I am extremely happy. Thank- you!
       There has not been any contact since work evaluation
       This was an excellent opportunity for me to help me better communicate with my computer
          programs. Thank you very much!
       Everyone was very good to me and were very helpful.
       Great job!
       I am impressed with the medical understanding _____ has. It's clear he knows and understands
          how to pin point areas that will relieve the problems disabled people have
       Not very time efficient
       _____ is a very good asset to you services and I would like to thank _____ and your dept for you
          help.
       _____ was very nice and informative
       From the time of the assessment to the time I am supposed to receive what we ordered is to long.
          I think that part should be sped up if you are trying to help people get better.
       I am really happy to have gotten to use your services. It is nice to know that there is help out
          there.
       Since my accident I have been concerned with many restrictions in my now personal abilities,
          both at work and in my private life. _____'s involvement only added to the stress and worry. I
          don't know as anything positive developed with the assessment as I don't know as any of the
          recommendations will be implemented. I get by a day at a time. Please don't add to the
            uncertainty.
           _____ was very helpful in all things pertaining to my disability
           Worked with _____. on other projects. Very happy with his services.


Assistive Technology Implementation Survey Results

The implementation follow-up for the Assistive Technology area asks the participants about their attitudes
towards the technology implemented, projects, and services received. This is an eight question survey on a five
point Likert Scale ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree.
Participants are asked to circle the number that best fits their attitude toward the specific question. They are
also encouraged to make comments that will help improve the program.

The data for the Assistive Technology Implementation Follow-up is for each fiscal year, July through June.

Question 1:
       Technology imple mented reflected discussions during the assessment


                                    2002-2003                   4.77
                                    2003-2004                   4.90
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   4.67
                                    2006-2007                   4.56

Question 2:
       I received all recommended technology and equipment

                                    2002-2003                   4.77
                                    2003-2004                   4.70
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   5.00
                                    2006-2007                   4.50

Question 3:
       I received sufficient training in operation of equipment and technology

                                    2002-2003                   4.50
                                    2003-2004                   4.90
                                    2004-2005                   4.33
                                    2005-2006                   4.67
                                    2006-2007                   4.24

Question 4:
       The project was finis hed on time
                                    2002-2003                   3.92
                                    2003-2004                   3.89
                                    2004-2005                   4.33
                                    2005-2006                   5.00
                                    2006-2007                   4.41

Question 5:
       Completed project met stated goals

                                    2002-2003                   4.38
                                    2003-2004                   4.55
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   5.00
                                    2006-2007                   4.59

Question 6:
       I am satisfied with the results of the project

                                    2002-2003                   4.77
                                    2003-2004                   4.73
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   4.67
                                    2006-2007                   4.33

Question 7:
       Overall, I was satisfied with the services of SVRI

                                    2002-2003                   4.77
                                    2003-2004                   4.82
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   5.00
                                    2006-2007                   4.39
Question 8:
       I would recommend this program to others

                                    2002-2003                   4.85
                                    2003-2004                   4.91
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   5.00
                                    2006-2007                   4.72

Below is a graph representing the average score from each year: (Note: the graph starts at a 4.2 not 0)
                                                     Overall Averages


                       4.9


                       4.8


                       4.7


                       4.6
                                                                                         Series1
                       4.5


                       4.4


                       4.3


                       4.2
                             2002-2003   2003-2004   2004-2005   2005-2006   2006-2007




Summary:
The Assistive Technology Implementation Survey is filled out by the consumers after they have participated in
the program. Some areas for improvement include:

          Consumers indicate that they have not been receiving sufficient training in the operation of their
           equipment for the past two years
          Projects being completed on time

The consumers feel that the technology implemented reflected their assessment, they received the recommended
technology, completed project goals, and they were satisfied with the results of the project. Overall, the
consumers were satisfied with the services received and would recommend this program to others.

Comments:

 2002-2003
        I'm very pleased with the items it was more then I really expected. I only wish the items came
           sooner. But I know everything takes time and I do get impatient. Thank you very much.
        _____ was a great help - I hope to follow up w/ him soon. I have a couple questions about
           rebooting. Thank you
        Client was told project would be finished in 3 weeks or was there a miss understanding? ____
           should have been updated on the project not left waiting 3 months
 2003-2004
        Thank you to_____ for so much help with my project and desk
        It took _____ a long time to get sling for my wheelchair is all. Long time
        _____ is a God send. "The Best" "The Greatest"!! He doesn't get the praise he deserves. I have
           mentioned him and all of you on the radio. His good work will also be in the Sawyer County
           Record newspaper, and the Ventures Unlimited News Letter. I started with _____, _____, to
           _____, _____ and DVR _____, _____. Thanks to you all! Your miracle workers!!
        It was very enjoyable working with _____. He has some great ideas
        Thanks for you help. The machine is really a big help.
 2004-2005
        I feel that maybe some training i.e.: vocational tech. training to refresh one's previous knowledge
           in a _____ field. (computers, woodworking, art, math, ect.)
 2005-2006
          Still working on getting track ok its is coming might again have some sitting issues we will keep
           in touch probably through _____.
          Excellent job! More than pleased with work done
          _____ has to be the greatest asset to this type of work as well as many other types. He definitely
           knows what he is doing and is also a great teacher. Thanks!
2006-2007
       I wish we could have had a longer time to work together
       _____ was extremely helpful and willing to listen to all my questions and concerns. He was quick
          and efficient, but made sure that I felt comfortable with the equipment and plan we decided on.
       _____ and _____ are outstanding! Then never let ___ down. They are efficient and have a good
          heart.
       Thank you
       The black casing on the joy stick falls off already. They need to have more time to train on new
          computer and set up
       I would like to know if there is a way I could purchase the walker.
       Waiting on seat belt
       _____ is a real nice guy. He was very good at explaining everything and I was very nervous about
          the training and he made me feel at ease. Thank you very much.
       Mouse locks up on the internet. Doesn't log off the 1st time on shutdown
       Project not complete. Can not use equipment
       Top left thoracic side pad allows for a little too much side drop - we're working on it with
          adjustments at home. Overall - better posture – less pain! Thank you very much!
       _____ does not readily return phone calls to him. I would appreciate a call in the future when he's
          going to be late for the appointment. He made me feel unprofessional when I called to Stout to test
          the equipment because he didn't inform me ahead of time what he wanted me to say over the
          phone to the Stout people
                   Vocational Evaluation Follow-up Assessment Report

Vocational Evaluation provides a systematic method of determining an individual’s vocational assets,
limitations, behaviors, and physical tolerances.

The Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI) has a wide variety of assessment options available
including:

          Comprehensive 5-day on-campus Vocational Assessment
          On-the-Road Assessment at locations throughout Northern Wisconsin
          Transferable Skills Analysis
          Loss of Earnings Determination
          Physical Tolerance Identification
          Community Living Assessments

There are also a variety of procedures that are available including:

          Psychometric Testing
          Working Samples
          Diagnostic Interviews
          Career Exploration
          Vocational Counseling
          Job Shadowing/Job Try-outs

Demographics

Demographics are used to identify the population through various measures. The demographics used for the
Vocational Evaluation area identify the population by race, marital status, disability, age, gender, and schooling
completed. Demographics used for this follow-up assessment only include race and disability.

The demographics listed on the following pages are from fiscal years starting with the students who did not
identify a start date (36), 1999-2000 (157), 2000-2001 (160), 2001-2002 (322), 2002-2003 (216), 2003-2004
(216), 2004-2005 (128), 2005-2006 (159), and 2006-2007 (219).
Did not identify start date

                         Race                     Number of People      Percentage
           Undefined                                     4                11.11%
           American Indian                               2                5.56%
           Black                                         0                  0%
           Hispanic                                      0                  0%
           Other                                         0                  0%
           White                                        30                83.33%

                            Disability               Number of People    Percentage
           Undefined                                       7               19.44%
           No Reported                                     0                 0%
           Blind                                           0                 0%
           Low Vision                                      0                 0%
           Partial Loss of Vision                          0                 0%
           Deaf                                            0                 0%
           Partial Hearing Loss                            0                 0%
           Other Sensory                                   0                 0%
           Learn ing Disability                            3               8.33%
           Cognitive Disability                            1               2.78%
           Attention Deficit Disorder                      0                 0%
           Trau matic Brain Injury                         1               2.78%
           Other Cognitive                                 0                 0%
           Upper Ext remity Amputation                     0                 0%
           Lower Extremity A mputation                     0                 0%
           Quadripleg ia                                   0                 0%
           Paraplegia                                      1               2.78%
           Hemiplegia                                      0                 0%
           Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                         0                 0%
           Repetitive Motion In jury                       0                 0%
           Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma            0                 0%
           Disorder
           Back/ Neck Pain                                   9             25.00%
           Stroke                                            2             5.56%
           Arthritis                                         0               0%
           Other Autoimmune                                  0               0%
           Cerebral Palsy                                    0               0%
           Muscular Dystrophy                                0               0%
           Multiple Sclerosis                                0               0%
           Seizure Disorder                                  0               0%
           Fibro myalgia                                     0               0%
           Post Polio Syndro me                              0               0%
           Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular               6             16.67%
           Neurosis                                          0               0%
           Psychosis                                         0               0%
           Chemical Dependency                               0               0%
           Neurological                                      0               0%
           Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                  1             2.78%
           Other Mental Health                               0               0%
           Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                       0               0%
           Internal Organs                                   0               0%
           Diabetes                                          0               0%
           Not Elsewhere Defined                             5             13.89%
1999-2000

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    7                 4.46%
            American Indian                              8                 5.10%
            Black                                        0                   0%
            Hispanic                                     1                 0.64%
            Other                                        0                   0%
            White                                       141                89.81%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        0                0%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            0                0%
            Low Vision                                       2              1.27%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             4              2.55%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             3              1.91%
            Other Sensory                                    0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                            31              19.75%
            Cognitive Disability                             3              1.91%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       5              3.18%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                          4              2.55%
            Other Cognitive                                  1              0.64%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      2              1.27%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      2              1.27%
            Quadripleg ia                                    2              1.27%
            Paraplegia                                       1              0.64%
            Hemiplegia                                       1              0.64%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             0                0%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   31            19.75%
            Stroke                                             0              0%
            Arthritis                                          5            3.18%
            Other Autoimmune                                   0              0%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     4            2.55%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 0              0%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 1            0.64%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.64%
            Fibro myalgia                                      1            0.64%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular                7            4.46%
            Neurosis                                           1            0.64%
            Psychosis                                          2            1.27%
            Chemical Dependency                                3            1.91%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   0              0%
            Other Mental Health                                5            3.18%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    1            0.64%
            Diabetes                                           0              0%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             34            21.66%
2000-2001

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    33                20.63%
            American Indian                              22                13.75%
            Black                                         2                1.25%
            Hispanic                                      0                  0%
            Other                                         5                3.13%
            White                                        98                61.25%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        2              1.25%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            0                0%
            Low Vision                                       3              1.88%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             2              1.25%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             2              1.25%
            Other Sensory                                    0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                            27              16.88%
            Cognitive Disability                             3              1.88%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       3              1.88%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                          8              5.00%
            Other Cognitive                                  0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      1              0.63%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      1              0.63%
            Quadripleg ia                                    1              0.63%
            Paraplegia                                       3              1.88%
            Hemiplegia                                       0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             1              0.63%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   35            21.88%
            Stroke                                             3            1.88%
            Arthritis                                          3            1.88%
            Other Autoimmune                                   1            0.63%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     2            1.25%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 0              0%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 1            0.63%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.63%
            Fibro myalgia                                      1            0.63%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular                4            2.50%
            Neurosis                                           1            0.63%
            Psychosis                                          0              0%
            Chemical Dependency                                3            1.88%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   0              0%
            Other Mental Health                               11            6.88%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    1            0.63%
            Diabetes                                           2            1.25%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             33            20.63%
2001-2002

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    16                4.97%
            American Indian                              17                5.28%
            Black                                         1                0.31%
            Hispanic                                      1                0.31%
            Other                                         2                0.62%
            White                                       285                88.51%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        8              2.48%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            1              0.31%
            Low Vision                                       2              0.62%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             0                0%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             0                0%
            Other Sensory                                    1              0.31%
            Learn ing Disability                            36              11.18%
            Cognitive Disability                            17              5.28%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       7              2.17%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                         12              3.73%
            Other Cognitive                                  0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      3              0.93%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      1              0.31%
            Quadripleg ia                                    4              1.24%
            Paraplegia                                       3              0.93%
            Hemiplegia                                       0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             5              1.55%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   73            22.67%
            Stroke                                             8            2.48%
            Arthritis                                          8            2.48%
            Other Autoimmune                                   0              0%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     8            2.48%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 0              0%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 3            0.93%
            Seizure Disorder                                   3            0.93%
            Fibro myalgia                                      0              0%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular               21            6.52%
            Neurosis                                           6            1.86%
            Psychosis                                          2            0.62%
            Chemical Dependency                                2            0.62%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   0              0%
            Other Mental Health                               32            9.94%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        4            1.24%
            Internal Organs                                    6            1.86%
            Diabetes                                           1            0.31%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             45            13.98%
2002-2003

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    21                9.72%
            American Indian                              13                6.02%
            Black                                         4                1.85%
            Hispanic                                      1                0.46%
            Other                                         4                1.85%
            White                                       173                80.10%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        8              3.70%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            0                0%
            Low Vision                                       0                0%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             0                0%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             1              0.46%
            Other Sensory                                    0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                            23              10.65%
            Cognitive Disability                            12              5.56%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       1              0.46%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                          5              2.31%
            Other Cognitive                                  3              1.39%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      1              0.46%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      2              0.93%
            Quadripleg ia                                    2              0.93%
            Paraplegia                                       2              0.93%
            Hemiplegia                                       0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             1              0.46%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   46            21.30%
            Stroke                                             8            3.70%
            Arthritis                                          7            3.24%
            Other Autoimmune                                   1            0.46%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     8            3.70%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 1            0.46%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 3            1.39%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.46%
            Fibro myalgia                                      0              0%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular               18            8.33%
            Neurosis                                           1            0.46%
            Psychosis                                          2            0.93%
            Chemical Dependency                                5            2.31%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   0              0%
            Other Mental Health                               21            9.72%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    1            0.46%
            Diabetes                                           0              0%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             33            15.28%
2003-2004

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                     9                4.17%
            American Indian                              17                7.87%
            Black                                         3                1.39%
            Hispanic                                      0                  0%
            Other                                         5                2.31%
            White                                       182                84.26%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                       12              5.56%
            No Reported                                      0               0%
            Blind                                            0               0%
            Low Vision                                       2              0.93%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0               0%
            Deaf                                             1              0.46%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             1              0.46%
            Other Sensory                                    0               0%
            Learn ing Disability                            17              7.87%
            Cognitive Disability                             3              1.39%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       3              1.39%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                         11              5.09%
            Other Cognitive                                  3              1.39%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      0               0%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      0               0%
            Quadripleg ia                                    3              1.39%
            Paraplegia                                       3              1.39%
            Hemiplegia                                       0               0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0               0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0               0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             2              0.93%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   20            9.26%
            Stroke                                             6            2.78%
            Arthritis                                          5            2.31%
            Other Autoimmune                                   0              0%
            Cerebral Palsy                                    10            4.63%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 2            0.93%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 4            1.85%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.46%
            Fibro myalgia                                      0              0%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular                0              0%
            Neurosis                                           1            0.46%
            Psychosis                                          2            0.93%
            Chemical Dependency                                0              0%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   0              0%
            Other Mental Health                               10            4.63%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    1            0.46%
            Diabetes                                           0              0%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             93            43.06%
2004-2005

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                     8                6.25%
            American Indian                              18                14.06%
            Black                                         2                1.56%
            Hispanic                                      0                  0%
            Other                                         3                2.34%
            White                                        97                75.78%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        2              1.56%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            2              1.56%
            Low Vision                                       0                0%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             1              0.78%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             0                0%
            Other Sensory                                    0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                            16              12.50%
            Cognitive Disability                             3              2.34%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       3              2.34%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                          3              2.34%
            Other Cognitive                                  1              0.78%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      0                0%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      3              2.34%
            Quadripleg ia                                    2              1.56%
            Paraplegia                                       0                0%
            Hemiplegia                                       0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          0                0%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             1              0.78%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   14            10.94%
            Stroke                                             0              0%
            Arthritis                                          3            2.34%
            Other Autoimmune                                   2            1.56%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     8            6.25%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 1            0.78%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 0              0%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.78%
            Fibro myalgia                                      0              0%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular                3            2.34%
            Neurosis                                           0              0%
            Psychosis                                          2            1.56%
            Chemical Dependency                                1            0.78%
            Neurological                                       0              0%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   1            0.78%
            Other Mental Health                                2            1.56%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    0              0%
            Diabetes                                           0              0%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             53            41.41%
2005-2006

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    51                32.08%
            American Indian                               4                2.52%
            Black                                         2                1.26%
            Hispanic                                      0                  0%
            Other                                         3                1.89%
            White                                        99                62.26%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        3              1.89%
            No Reported                                      2              1.26%
            Blind                                            1              0.63%
            Low Vision                                       0               0%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           2              1.26%
            Deaf                                             2              1.26%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             1              0.63%
            Other Sensory                                    1              0.63%
            Learn ing Disability                            15              9.43%
            Cognitive Disability                             9              5.66%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                       5              3.14%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                         13              8.18%
            Other Cognitive                                  2              1.26%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      1              0.63%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      1              0.63%
            Quadripleg ia                                    3              1.89%
            Paraplegia                                       2              1.26%
            Hemiplegia                                       0               0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          2              1.26%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0               0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             0               0%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   28            17.61%
            Stroke                                             1            0.63%
            Arthritis                                          1            0.63%
            Other Autoimmune                                   5            3.14%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     5            3.14%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 2            1.26%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 2            1.26%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1            0.63%
            Fibro myalgia                                      2            1.26%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               0              0%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular               12            7.55%
            Neurosis                                           0              0%
            Psychosis                                         11            6.92%
            Chemical Dependency                                2            1.26%
            Neurological                                       5            3.14%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   6            3.77%
            Other Mental Health                                6            3.77%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    0              0%
            Diabetes                                           2            1.26%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                              3            1.89%
2006-2007

                          Race                     Number of People      Percentage
            Undefined                                    34                15.53%
            American Indian                              10                4.57%
            Black                                         1                0.45%
            Hispanic                                      3                1.37%
            Other                                        10                4.57%
            White                                       161                73.52%


                             Disability               Number of People    Percentage
            Undefined                                        3              1.37%
            No Reported                                      0                0%
            Blind                                            3              1.37%
            Low Vision                                       0                0%
            Partial Loss of Vision                           0                0%
            Deaf                                             1              0.45%
            Partial Hearing Loss                             4              1.83%
            Other Sensory                                    0                0%
            Learn ing Disability                            27              12.33%
            Cognitive Disability                            11              5.02%
            Attention Deficit Disorder                      11              5.02%
            Trau matic Brain Injury                          6              2.74%
            Other Cognitive                                  1              0.45%
            Upper Ext remity Amputation                      0                0%
            Lower Extremity A mputation                      0                0%
            Quadripleg ia                                    6              2.74%
            Paraplegia                                       2              0.91%
            Hemiplegia                                       0                0%
            Carpal Tunnel Syndro me                          2              0.91%
            Repetitive Motion In jury                        0                0%
            Upper Ext remity Cu mu lative Trauma             0                0%
            Disorder
            Back/ Neck Pain                                   38            17.35%
            Stroke                                             6             2.74%
            Arthritis                                         14             6.39%
            Other Autoimmune                                   0              0%
            Cerebral Palsy                                     3             1.37%
            Muscular Dystrophy                                 1             0.45%
            Multiple Sclerosis                                 1             0.45%
            Seizure Disorder                                   1             0.45%
            Fibro myalgia                                      5             2.28%
            Post Polio Syndro me                               1             0.45%
            Other Ext remity or Neu ro muscular               23            10.50%
            Neurosis                                           3             1.37%
            Psychosis                                         11             5.02%
            Chemical Dependency                                4             1.83%
            Neurological                                       1             0.45%
            Childhood/Adolescent Psychiatric                   7             3.20%
            Other Mental Health                                1             0.45%
            Allerg ies/Hypersensitivity                        0              0%
            Internal Organs                                    3             1.37%
            Diabetes                                           4             1.83%
            Not Elsewhere Defined                             11             5.02%
Evaluation Services Participant Exit Survey Results

The participant exit follow-up for the SVRI Evaluation Services area asks the participants about their attitudes
towards the SVRI staff, job search activities, dorm experience, and services received. This is a thirteen question
survey on a five point Likert Scale ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree. The questions begin with
number thirteen and continue through question number twenty-five. Three of the questions only have to be
answered if the participants stayed in the residence halls. Questions one through twelve are asked on the check-
in (demographics) questionnaire that is filled out when the participant begins the program (see the
demographics at the beginning of the report).
Participants are asked to circle the number that best fits their attitude toward the specific question.

The data for the Evaluation Services Participant Exit Survey Follow-up is for each fiscal year, July through
June.

Question 13:
       I was satisfied with my experience at the Center

                                    No Start Date                4.74
                                    1999-2000                    4.60
                                    2000-2001                    4.52
                                    2001-2002                    4.60
                                    2002-2003                    4.60
                                    2003-2004                    4.67
                                    2004-2005                    4.68
                                    2005-2006                    4.71
                                    2006-2007                    4.76

Question 14:
       I have a clear idea of jobs I can do we ll

                                    No Start Date                4.34
                                    1999-2000                    4.08
                                    2000-2001                    4.16
                                    2001-2002                    4.18
                                    2002-2003                    4.12
                                    2003-2004                    4.29
                                    2004-2005                    4.40
                                    2005-2006                    4.37
                                    2006-2007                    4.27

Question 15:
       I feel that I have a clear idea of the things I am going to have to do to get what I want. (Training,
       medical help, education, etc.)
                                  No Start Date             4.57
                                  1999-2000                 4.42
                                  2000-2001                 4.39
                                  2001-2002                 4.39
                                  2002-2003                 4.42
                                  2003-2004                 4.51
                                  2004-2005                 4.53
                                  2005-2006                 4.53
                                  2006-2007                 4.57

Question 16:
       I feel my evaluator assisted me in making vocational decisions or plans

                                  No Start Date             4.60
                                  1999-2000                 4.61
                                  2000-2001                 4.62
                                  2001-2002                 4.58
                                  2002-2003                 4.64
                                  2003-2004                 4.74
                                  2004-2005                 4.64
                                  2005-2006                 4.67
                                  2006-2007                 4.75

Question 17:
       I was involved in planning work samples and projects

                                  No Start Date             4.44
                                  1999-2000                 4.42
                                  2000-2001                 4.41
                                  2001-2002                 4.20
                                  2002-2003                 4.30
                                  2003-2004                 4.37
                                  2004-2005                 4.53
                                  2005-2006                 4.31
                                  2006-2007                 4.46

Question 18:
       I was involved in making decisions which led to my evaluator’s recomme ndations

                                  No Start Date             4.60
                                  1999-2000                 4.58
                                  2000-2001                 4.78
                                  2001-2002                 4.51
                                  2002-2003                 4.54
                                  2003-2004                 4.67
                                  2004-2005                 4.62
                                  2005-2006                 4.63
                                  2006-2007                 4.61
Question 19:
       I understand the recommendations

                                    No Start Date               4.71
                                    1999-2000                   4.69
                                    2000-2001                   4.62
                                    2001-2002                   4.63
                                    2002-2003                   4.58
                                    2003-2004                   4.81
                                    2004-2005                   4.73
                                    2005-2006                   4.66
                                    2006-2007                   4.69

Question 20:
       I participated fully in my staffing

                                    No Start Date               4.85
                                    1999-2000                   4.68
                                    2000-2001                   4.69
                                    2001-2002                   4.71
                                    2002-2003                   4.74
                                    2003-2004                   4.73
                                    2004-2005                   4.70
                                    2005-2006                   4.71
                                    2006-2007                   4.75

Question 21: (Only for participants who stayed in the residence hall)
       I enjoyed living in the Dormitory

                                    No Start Date               3.87
                                    1999-2000                   3.95
                                    2000-2001                   4.03
                                    2001-2002                   3.69
                                    2002-2003                   3.84
                                    2003-2004                   4.17
                                    2004-2005                   4.13
                                    2005-2006                   3.99
                                    2006-2007                   4.12

Question 22: (Only for participants who stayed in the residence hall)
       Floor advisors were courteous and available
                                    No Start Date               4.60
                                    1999-2000                   4.55
                                    2000-2001                   4.71
                                    2001-2002                   4.44
                                    2002-2003                   4.68
                                    2003-2004                   4.69
                                    2004-2005                   4.70
                                    2005-2006                   4.63
                                    2006-2007                   4.72

Question 23: (Only for participants who stayed in the residence hall)
       I had the opportunity to participate in evening activities

                                    No Start Date               3.58
                                    1999-2000                   4.13
                                    2000-2001                   4.25
                                    2001-2002                   3.82
                                    2002-2003                   4.18
                                    2003-2004                   4.27
                                    2004-2005                   4.38
                                    2005-2006                   4.27
                                    2006-2007                   4.38

Question 24:
       Compared to whe n I first came here, my vocational plans or job goals are clearer to me

                                    No Start Date               4.50
                                    1999-2000                   4.35
                                    2000-2001                   4.35
                                    2001-2002                   4.39
                                    2002-2003                   4.39
                                    2003-2004                   4.49
                                    2004-2005                   4.52
                                    2005-2006                   4.43
                                    2006-2007                   4.46

Question 25:
       Compared to whe n I first came here, I understand my abilities more clearly

                                    No Start Date               4.54
                                    1999-2000                   4.46
                                    2000-2001                   4.36
                                    2001-2002                   4.47
                                    2002-2003                   4.46
                                    2003-2004                   4.52
                                    2004-2005                   4.67
                                    2005-2006                   4.57
                                    2006-2007                   4.58

Below is a graph representing the average score from each year: (Note: the graph starts at a 4.2 not 0)
                                                               Overall Averages

                          4.6

                         4.55

                          4.5

                         4.45

                          4.4
                                                                                                           Series1
                         4.35

                          4.3

                         4.25

                          4.2
                                No Start   1999-   2000-   2001-   2002-   2003-   2004-   2005-   2006-
                                 Date      2000    2001    2002    2003    2004    2005    2006    2007




Summary:
The Evaluation Services Participant Exit Survey is filled out by the students after they have left the program.
Some areas for improvement include:

          Having a clear idea of the jobs that the consumers can do well
          Involve consumers in planning work samples and projects
          Enjoyment in dormitory living
          Opportunity to participate in evening activities
          Vocational plans or job goals becoming more clear to the consumer

The consumers feel that they have a clear idea of what they have to do to get what they want, the evaluator
assisted them in making vocational decisions, understand the recommendations, floor advisors were available,
and understand their abilities more clearly. Overall, the consumers were satisfied with the services received.

Evaluation Services Counselor’s Follow-up

The counselor’s follow- up for the SVRI Evaluation Services area asks the counselor’s to rate questions based
upon the written report, staffing, and communication. This is a ten question survey on a five point Likert Scale
ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree. The questions begin with number twenty-six and continue
through question number thirty-five. Questions one through twelve are asked on the check- in (demographics)
questionnaire that is filled out when the participant begins the program (see the demographics at the beginning
of the report). Questions thirteen through twenty-five are asked on the Participant Exit Survey.
Participants are asked to circle the number that best fits their attitude toward the specific question.
The data for the Evaluation Services Counselor’s Follow-up is for each fiscal year, July through June.

Question 26:
       Referral objectives were met

                                             2004-2005                              4.85
                                             2005-2006                              4.79
                                             2006-2007                              4.78
Question 27:
       The report was easy to unde rstand

                                  2004-2005                4.95
                                  2005-2006                4.87
                                  2006-2007                4.87

Question 28:
       Recommendations were within reason and presented realistically

                                  2004-2005                4.82
                                  2005-2006                4.64
                                  2006-2007                4.80

Question 29:
       Recommendations were supported by written documentation

                                  2004-2005                4.87
                                  2005-2006                4.77
                                  2006-2007                4.83

Question 30:
       The staffing was held at the scheduled time

                                  2004-2005                4.96
                                  2005-2006                4.94
                                  2006-2007                4.99

Question 31:
       Staffing was presented in a professional manner, with evidence of preparation

                                  2004-2005                5.00
                                  2005-2006                4.90
                                  2006-2007                4.96

Question 32:
       Useful, realistic information was presented

                                  2004-2005                4.87
                                  2005-2006                4.78
                                  2006-2007                4.88

Question 33:
       Critical problems were reported imme diately

                                  2004-2005                4.92
                                  2005-2006                4.67
                                  2006-2007                4.81

Question 34:
       My participant appeared satisfied with SVRI services
                                      2004-2005                        4.87
                                      2005-2006                        4.57
                                      2006-2007                        4.83

Question 35:
       Schedule changes were reported to me

                                      2004-2005                        4.91
                                      2005-2006                        4.91
                                      2006-2007                        4.94

Below is a graph representing the average score from each year: (Note: the graph starts at a 4.2 not 0)

                                                    Overall Averages



                       4.9

                      4.88

                      4.86

                      4.84
                                                                                     2004-2005
                      4.82
                                                                                     2005-2006
                       4.8                                                           2006-2007

                      4.78

                      4.76

                      4.74

                      4.72
                               2004-2005          2005-2006            2006-2007




Summary:
The counselor’s are asked to fill out the survey after the consumers have participated in the program. There are
no specific areas for improvement.
                    Projects with Industry Follow-up Assessment Report
Pre-employment training and job placement services are provided through the Projects with Industry (PW I)
program to assist job seekers to find and maintain quality employment.

PWI promotes a partnership between SVRI and the local business community to address the employment and
training needs of job seekers with a disability. The guiding philosophy is that qualified job seekers with
disabilities whose skills are matched with jobs in their local community are a valuable resource to employers.

A “Business Advisory Counsel” comprised predominantly of private sector employers assists PWI with the
development and improvement of services to meet the needs of job seekers and local employers.

Services include:

          Job Seeking Skills Training
          Job Placement and Follow- up
          Job Analysis
          Pre-employment Training
          Disability Management Consultation

Demographics

Demographics are used to identify the population through various measures. The demographics used for the
Projects with Industry area identify the population by age, disability, referral source, DVR referral, and job title.

The demographics listed on the following page are from the start of the three year grant funding cycle (October
2005).
             Age                Percentage
17 – 20                            15%
21 – 30                            20%
31 – 40                            18%
41 – 50                            25%
51 +                               22%

          Disability            Percentage
Physical                           42%
Cognitive                          21%
Psychological                      18%
Sensory                            11%
Other                               8%

      Referral Sources          Percentage
DVR                                69%
DVR Wait List                       6%
Transition Partnership School       3%
High Schools                        2%
Workforce Resource                 1.5%
Word – of – Mouth                  1.5%
Chippewa Valley Technical          1.5%
College
Corrections                        1.5%
Job Centers                         1%
Others                            12.5%

      DVR Referrals             Percentage
Eau Claire                         17%
Wausau                             13%
Rice Lake                          12%
Chippewa Falls                    11.5%
Marshfield                          9%
Medford                             9%
Menomonie                           9%
Balsam Lake                         8%
Ladysmith                          4.5%
New Richmond                        4%
Ellsworth                           2%

          Job Titles            Percentage
Service                            42%
Administrative/Office              25%
Professional                       17%
Industrial                         16%
Projects With Industry Placement Participant Follow-up

The placement participant follow-up for the Projects with Industry area asks the participants about their
attitudes towards the SVRI staff, job search activities, and services received. This is an eleven question survey
on a five point Likert Scale ranging from strongly disagree to strongly agree.
Participants are asked to circle the number that best fits their attitude toward the specific question. They are
also encouraged to make comments that will help improve the program.

The data for the Projects with Industry Placement Participant Follow-up is for each year, January through
December.

Question 1:
       Were courteous and helpful

                                    2005                 4.43
                                    2006                 4.40
                                    2007                 4.42

Question 2:
       Responded in a timely manner

                                    2005                 4.42
                                    2006                 4.28
                                    2007                 4.23

Question 3:
       Showed conce rn for my needs

                                    2005                 4.43
                                    2006                 4.46
                                    2007                 4.45

Question 4:
       Explained the place ment process in an adequate manne r

                                    2005                 4.23
                                    2006                 4.44
                                    2007                 4.32

Question 5:
       Asked for my goals and input

                                    2005                 4.26
                                    2006                 4.46
                                    2007                 4.42

Question 6:
       Ans wered my questions in a satisfactory manne r

                                    2005                 4.39
                                    2006                 4.00
                                    2007                4.42


Question 7:
       Developed and reviewed the place ment plan with me

                                    2005                4.41
                                    2006                4.00
                                    2007                4.28

Question 8:
       Gave me information on community resources

                                    2005                3.90
                                    2006                4.18
                                    2007                4.19

Question 9:
       Helped with job search activities (resume, applications, intervie wing)

                                    2005                4.39
                                    2006                4.26
                                    2007                4.30

Question 10:
       I was satisfied with the services received

                                    2005                4.10
                                    2006                4.38
                                    2007                4.35

Question 11:
       I would recommend this program to others

                                    2005                4.14
                                    2006                4.38
                                    2007                4.42

Below is a graph representing the average score from each year: (Note: the graph starts at a 4.22 not 0)
                                                       Overall Averages




                    4.38

                    4.36

                    4.34

                    4.32

                     4.3                                                             Overall Averages


                    4.28

                    4.26

                    4.24

                    4.22
                               2005             2006                      2007




Summary:
The consumers are asked to fill out the PWI Quality Assurance survey after they have participated in the
program. Some areas for improvement include:

           The staff of the SVRI responding in a timely manner
           Explaining the placement process in an adequate manner
           Answering questions in a satisfactory manner
           Developing and reviewing the placement plan with the student
           Giving the consumers information on community resources
           Helping with job search activities

The consumers feel that the staff of the SVRI were courteous, helpful, and showed concern. Overall, the
consumers were satisfied with the services received and would recommend this program to others.

Comments:

 2005
            Get more employers to cooperate with your program
            Make available the necessary equipment - especially for visual impaired when you are doing
             eval’s. I didn't have it
            For me this plan was useless. I have not heard from _____ for at least 8 months
            I did not realize local website to check for jobs until I happened to stop at job center - there was a
             printed sheet there - this info would have helped me to have had sooner
            Needs to talk with the employers before an interview. For example, my schooling was in law
             enforcement, but the interviewing progress was hard. Over 2 years since college I was applying
             and interviewing, and not got a part-time officer job. The job have offer to me were UW-Stout as
             a LTE and St. Croix County Parks found these job on my own. PWI Placement did not help me in
             finding a job.
            Keep on helping those of us that are thankful for your services
            _____ gave me little help other than my résumé. She never followed up on leads and kept dwelling
             on a dead end. She is nice but I received none of the help I needed as the result I am more
             depressed than I have ever been, my confidence is zero and I am unemployed. She acted like a
           year to find a job is no big deal when in a few months I could have been living on the street if not
           for help from family. She needs to try harder for her clients!!
          Everything is good
          I was very satisfied with this wonderful program. _____ is a very professional asset to your SVRI
          I didn't get a job so no I wasn’t satisfied. But I do not think it had anything to do with the services
           I received. I am still looking.
2006
          _____ is truly an inspiration: She was a support and always so positive and she lift me up when I
           was seeing no hope. She most definitely is a blessing. Thank you for this service.
          To better have jobs available to disabilities like my feet and back
          You're doing fine just the way you are
          Obtain better/more funding to enable more fulltime/permanent assistance personnel
          Get me a job :)
          You were excellent with all my needs and concerns. Thanks for everything
          I have been on a waiting list for 2 years in future speed process
          Your services were excellent and I would like to thank you for all your help with my goals
          Just keep doing what you're doing. _____ and _____ are wonderful people
          Everything was excellent I am very happy to have worked with Projects
          PWI Specialists should talked to the employer's who does the hiring process should give that
           employee a chance on job to see how well they could fit in the position.
          Continue this exemplary program at its current level of excellence and professionalism!! Thank
           you so much for all of your assistance
          At times it seemed as if things took forever, but I know they did the best they could! Thank you
          Referrals to outside agencies like in the Twin Cities
          I didn't know it took 8 months to do a resume!!! Still waiting for it _____. P.S. You didn't help me
           at all
          I would still like to find employment in non-commission work. _____ knows what I mean
          _____ is a wonderful person and was very helpful.
          Offer the job seeker's course to be at least 1 more day. Great class! Also, what are my option in
           the future should I no longer be employed, seek higher education and so forth?
          Try to relate to the student a little better
          Listen to the applicant. Suggest - help locate employment that minimized the effect o f the
           disability
          Keep up the good work :)
          More info on community resources and help with job search
          Keep friendly staff and people who don't look down on other people. Keep up the good work!!!!!
2007
          I feel that it was myself who obtained my current job - I do not feel that PWI was a big help.
           Basically I was given a "laundry list" of places I could apply at and that was about it. I applied for
           the jobs myself, did the interviews myself etc. One thing that PWI could do better is show clients
           job searching websites to use, and it would be helpful if the PWI counselor could help their clients
           to navigate these sites, and show them how they are used. I was not given any instruction on how
           to do this (as far as I can remember). Another thing that could be helpful is to help clients improve
           their interviewing skills. Interviewing is nerve wracking and scary, often times one doesn't have
           the skills to know how to respond to interview questions. I hope these suggestions help!
          _____ was very helpful and is really concerned about me and my needs. I appreciate all the help
           she gave me.
          Doing a good job
          Still not employed!
          Probably have more staff so one staff doesn't have to have so many clients is such a large ______.
    I was very satisfied with _____ services. Thank you
   Keep up the good work.
   Because she never got me job waste time and my work Wal-Mart _____ Menomonie my lost job
    cause _____. _____ big fault because my work Wal-Mart supposed back work. _____ say can find
    other job got never job am sad.
   Some of the activities I did were pointless. I can put puzzles together and put nuts on bolts. I was
    there mainly for the options and advice. Don't push the tests if not needed. It was fun and helped I
    have a job I love thank you.
   Nothing, Thanks for your help
   I honestly can't think of a thing! It's already good
   After the initial meeting, I contacted "_____" twice, having completed my portion of our
    agreement. In the past 2 years, I have never heard from him! As indicated, I would never
    recommend this or any other voc. rehab program to anyone who is serious about improving their
    quality of life or finding employment
   The people you have now should train in the new who may bring in a new idea or two or more
   Keep an open mind to the particular needs of the individual
   Try to keep people on your staff that are as caring and helpful as _____ (Thank you for all your
    help)
   Nothing your doing an awesome job at doing your services
   I enjoyed working with the Stout staff. They helped me confident in interviews. Now I have my
    dream job!!
   I just want to thank everyone - I am now productive and feel useful - Thanks
   Nothing, your guys were great. I'll miss you all

								
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