ICI publications by Quinn Barbour

Press Release: Governor Patrick Announces Funding for Regional Collaboratives

(6/2009)

Press Release: Governor Patrick Announces Funding for Regional Collaboratives

On June 25, 2009, Governor Patrick announced a grant, from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), of up to $2.5 million to develop five Regional Employment Collaboratives under Work Without Limits: A Massachusetts Disability Initiative. The Work Without Limits initiative is a partnership of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, the Center for Health Care Policy at UMass Medical School, and the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services. (6/2009)

Press Release: Institute for Community Inclusion and TransCen, Inc. to Research Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in partnership with TransCen, Inc. in Maryland, has received $1.5 million over three years from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to establish the Center for Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. (12/2008)

Press Release: ICI to Enhance Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

As a result of the development of postsecondary education options for youth with developmental disabilities, the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in collaboration with seven University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) (University of Minnesota, University of Hawaii, University of Delaware, The Ohio State University, Vanderbilt University, University of South Carolina, and University of California Los Angeles), along with the Association for University Centers on Disabilities has received a grant for $4 million, to be distributed over five years, from the federal Administration on Developmental Disabilities to establish the Consortium for Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. (12/2008)

Press Release: Director of Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston to Receive Award at MAB Community Service Gala

William Kiernan, the Director of the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), received the Joseph M. Collins Human Service Award at the Massachusetts Association for the Blind (MAB) Community Service Gala on April 25, 2007. (4/2008)

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities