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2021-22 Barbara Wilensky Gopen Memorial Fellowship

March 22nd, 2021

Now Accepting Applications The Gopen Fellowship is a one year, part-time work and learning opportunity for an individual with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. It allows an individual to work independently on a self- designed project…

The 2021-22 Allen C. Crocker Family Fellowship

March 22nd, 2021

Cosponsored by the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Network: Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Boston Children’s Hospital (University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) E.K…

Meet the Players: Bios for Upcoming Webinar on Employment

February 4th, 2021

The ICI is pleased to offer the U.S. — Japan Business Leadership Institute on Youth Disability Employment Webinar Series! The first webinar, How Do We Access Employment? Japanese and American College Students and Young Professionals with Disabilities…

Apply today for State Technical Assistance for Alternatives to Guardianship for Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

January 28th, 2021

The Center for Youth Voice/Youth Choice (CYVYC) National Resource Center at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) announces an opportunity for states to apply to participate in a Community of Practice on Alternatives to Guardianship for Youth…

ICI’s College of Employment Services and Supplement Curriculum Recertified by the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE)

January 28th, 2021

The College of Employment Services (CES), on-line curriculum and instructor led supplement was one again approved for certification by the Association of Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE). The College of Employment Services is developed by the staff at…

The U.S. — Japan Business Leadership Institute on Youth Disability Employment — Webinar Series

January 13th, 2021

This year, the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston (ICI) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) will present a 5-part webinar series featuring U.S.–Japan panels with business leaders, educators…

New DataNote Examines Pre-Employment Transition Services

December 22nd, 2020

This DataNote looks at how many students with intellectual disabilities who applied for vocational rehabilitation (VR) services received pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) and their employment outcomes. Of the 45,110 people with…

Testing Promising VR Innovations: Special Journal Issue Explores the Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Project Demonstration

December 22nd, 2020

A special issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation highlights the innovative work of researchers at the ICI and Mathematica Policy Institute on the Substantial Gainful Activity Project (SGA Project). The SGA Project, which is funded by the…