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Welcome to New Gopen & Crocker Fellows

July 16th, 2020

We would like to introduce you to the new Barbara Wilenski Gopen and Allen C. Crocker Family Fellows! Adriana Mallozzi, the Gopen Fellow, born with cerebral palsy (CP) has always been an innovator, finding ways to engage in activities creatively…

New Brief Summarizes Assistive Technology Programs Across the U.S.

June 30th, 2020

A new AT Data Brief examines the usage and impact of assistive technology programs in the U.S. and its territories. Written by ICI staffers John Shepard and Daria Domin, the brief highlights data from FY 2019 about device demonstration, loans…


June 5th, 2020

The disability community is multi-dimensional and complex. People with disabilities and their experiences are diverse, therefore numerous approaches are necessary to address the multiple forms of oppression being experienced both individually and…

ICI Awarded Innovative Rehabilitation Training Grant on Employer Engagement Part 2

May 20th, 2020

ICI’s Center for Assistive Technology Act Data Assistance (CATADA) launched a new series of briefs highlighting innovative or high impact activities conducted by state AT programs. Second in a series of Innovative AT Practices briefs, From Active…

New College of Employment Services Course Focuses on Path from School to Adulthood

May 20th, 2020

The ICI partners with the University of Minnesota and Elsevier Publishing to produce the DirectCourse College of Employment Services, or CES. This suite of online courses allows disability support professionals to build their skills in supporting…

ICI Researcher Co-Authors Journal Article

May 20th, 2020

Ngai Kwan has recently co-authored a journal article with Glacia Ethridge, Angel Dowden and Michael Brooks from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (a HBCU), and Debra Harley from University of Kentucky. The article is…

Supports Planning Bringing Employment First to Scale Brief

May 20th, 2020

Check out this ThinkWork brief to learn about addressing a job seeker’s support needs to increase job retention and career advancement.

New Website Highlights COVID-19 Resources

May 20th, 2020

The ICI has released a series of publications on providing day and employment services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include offering services remotely, effective use of technology, dealing with the economic impact of COVID-19, and much more…