Allison Cohen Hall

Senior Research Associate/Project Director

BS, Boston University, MA & PhD, Brandeis University

Allison Cohen Hall has been a researcher at ICI since 2000. She focuses her work on employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Allison led the research that culminated in the Higher-Performing States Model, which is used as a technical assistance framework to promote employment in over 30 states. She currently is the principal investigator on a project that addresses family engagement, guardianship, and transition outcomes for youth with IDD. She maintains close ties with the self-advocacy community and supports individuals with IDD to participate in meaningful roles in the research process.