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New Website Highlights COVID-19 Resources

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…

Supports Planning Bringing Employment First to Scale Brief

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.

Three New Think College Publications

Three New Think College Publications

May 14th, 2020

Think College has released three new publications. Their new Fast Fact, Peer Supports: Focusing on the Experiences of College Students with Intellectual Disability, summarizes findings from a qualitative study that interviewed college students with…

Down Syndrome Program Coordinator Receives Impact Award

Down Syndrome Program Coordinator Receives Impact Award

March 12th, 2020

Boston Children’s Hospital Foundation held its first annual Special Events Award Reception, “A Night of the Stars.” At the ceremony ICI’s Angela Lombardo, Down Syndrome Program coordinator and  LEND Boston family faculty, received the Impact Award…

ICI Researchers Publish Guideposts for Community Life Engagement Supports

ICI Researchers Publish Guideposts for Community Life Engagement Supports

February 19th, 2020

ICI staffers Dr. Jennifer Sulewski, Jaimie Ciulla Timmons, Oliver Lyons, and Allison Cohen Hall recently published an article titled Guideposts for High-Quality Community Life Engagement Supports: Results of Expert Interviews. The guideposts referred…

Papers by Researchers and Self-Advocates Examine Informed Choice

Papers by Researchers and Self-Advocates Examine Informed Choice

February 19th, 2020

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS),in collaboration with ICI, published a fourth in a series of five white papers highlighting topics influencing employment outcomes and services for…

Two Briefs Examine Community Life Engagement

Two Briefs Examine Community Life Engagement

February 19th, 2020

What can state developmental disabilities  agencies do to increase community life engagement of the people they  serve? This was the topic of discussion for the Community Life  Engagement Working Group of the State Employment Leadership  Network…

New Article about Students with Intellectual Disability

New Article about Students with Intellectual Disability

February 19th, 2020

Debra Hart, principal investigator for the Institute for Community Inclusion’s Think College project, co-wrote an article for Diverse Issues in Higher Education titled “Left Out? Can the Completion Movement Reach Students with Intellectual…