In this section, you will find publications and reports related to disability services. Most of the documents are posted in a portable document format (PDF). To download and read PDF documents, use Adobe Reader. More information on PDFs.
Reports are available on this page for three years. For older legislative reports, check the Legislative Reference Library or call 651-431-2400 and request a copy.
The terminology used to describe people with disabilities has changed over time. The Minnesota Department of Human Services ("Department") supports the use of "People First" language. Although outmoded and offensive terms might be found within documents on the Department's website, the Department does not endorse these terms.
On the DHS Fact sheets page, scroll down to Disabilities.
DHS has developed several manuals for consumers, providers and lead agency workers.