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Juneteenth: A Brief History of the Freedom Celebration

Juneteenth: A Brief History of the Freedom Celebration

June 15th, 2021

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth commemorates the day that enslaved people in Texas learned that slavery was outlawed. On June 19, 1865, the Union Army general, Gordon Granger, announced General Order №3 in Galveston, Texas which proclaimed freedom…

Congratulations to Boston Children’s Hospital and Dr. Jason Fogler, the new LEND program Training Director

Congratulations to Boston Children’s Hospital and Dr. Jason Fogler, the new LEND program Training Director

June 11th, 2021

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Director, David Helm, PhD, is proud to announce the LEND program at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at Boston Children’s Hospital has just received a new 5-year…

Join the ICI this Month at #APSE2021

Join the ICI this Month at #APSE2021

June 8th, 2021

Numerous ICI staffers are scheduled to present during the 2021 APSE Virtual Conference. The conference, titled “Lighting the Path Forward for Employment First,” will run from June 14–18. Monday, June 14: Sheila Fesko and Karen Flippo will present…

Meet the Players: Bios for Upcoming Webinar on Employment

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

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)

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

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

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…