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* 1. The following questions are intended to be answered by Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) only. All answers will remain anonymous and will only be used by ANCOR toward the creation of recommended practices and policies that may allow technology to be better used to improve the delivery of supports provided by the direct support workforce to people with disabilities.

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* 2. Which age range best describes you?

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* 3. Please indicate your highest level of education.

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* 4. What is the name of your agency? (Optional)

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* 5. How long have you worked in a direct support role?

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* 6. Are you full-time or part-time?

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* 7. On average, how many miles do you travel each month for work?

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* 8. Is English your first language?

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* 9. [For purposes of the following questions, the term "technology" refers to computers, smartphones, PDAs, and associated hardware and software.]

Which of the following best describes your computer usage at home? (Check all that apply.)

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* 10. In general, do you use technology at home for personal reasons more often than you do to fulfill your duties and responsibilities at work?

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* 11. Which of the following technologies do you use at work? (Check all that apply.)

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* 12. If you are using technology tools, for what purposes do you use them? (Check all that apply.)

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* 13. In your opinion, does using this technology make you more efficient in performing your duties?

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* 14. If your answer to question 13 was yes, does this make you more likely to seek advancement in your job?

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* 15. If your answer to Question 13 was yes, do you believe this makes you more of a "professional"?

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* 16. There is some debate about the integrity (accuracy and context) of written reports versus standardized electronic check-lists. Please comment on any difference (pro or con) you have experienced between electronic and paper based documentation.

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* 17. Many in-home supports use technology to supplement or save staff time to monitor certain health and safety precautions for the individual served. In-home monitoring equipment such as video monitoring and sensors are becoming an increasingly common tool for this purpose. How do you feel about working in a home that includes remote monitoring technologies? What do you feel about working in a home that inclued remorte monitoring technologies? What do you ses as the advantages and disadvantages suc support systems can have on your work?

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* 18. Based upon your experience, please provide any additional information [related to technology] that was not included in this survey and that you believe would improve the direct support profession and the delivery of quality supports to people with disabilities.

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