ICI publications by Quinn Barbour

Press Release: New UMass Boston Center Focuses on Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities

A new research and training center based at the University of Massachusetts Boston will develop and test support models and analyze policies that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find quality employment. (4/2015)

Press Release: New Online Resource Trains Hospital Staff on Disability Inclusion

The ICI is pleased to announce its new online training: Inclusive Health Care. Inclusive Health Care is a disability-awareness training for hospital staff. (5/2013)

Press Release: UMass Boston Announces New Graduate School

(12/2012)

Press Release: Ashley Wolfe Receives the 2011 Research in Action Award

The Arc of the United States has awarded Ashley Wolfe with the 2011 Research in Action award (9/2011)

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: National Service Inclusion Project Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Grant

The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) and the University of Massachusetts Boston has been awarded a five-year grant. The grant will continue the relationship between NSIP, the Corporation for National and Community Service Programs (the Corporation), the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), the National Down Syndrome Congress, the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and the 67 University Centers for Excellence on Disability (UCEDs). (11/2008)

Press Release: Institute for Community Inclusion Hosts Boston Premiere of Including Samuel

For over 30 years, the Institute for Community Inclusion's (ICI) mission has been about promoting inclusion and access for all people, with and without disabilities. Alongside our partners - families, schools, communities, and others - we advocate for personal choice, self-determination, and justice. The ICI invites you to the Boston premiere of Including Samuel, a film exemplifying our mission. (12/2007)

Press Release: New Report from ICI on Routes to Employment in US and UK - Strategies to Improve Integrated Service Delivery

In the United States and the United Kingdom there are large numbers of working age people with disabilities who are not working and claiming benefits: 10.6 million in the US and 2.64 million in the UK. This report has identified strategies that Public Employment Services activities in both the US and the UK have used in delivering services in a way that meets the more complex employment support needs of people with disabilities within systems designed for the “universal” job seeker as well as investigating how effective these strategies are in reaching that goal. (6/2009)

Press Release: Governor Patrick Announces Funding for Regional Collaboratives

(6/2009)

Press Release: Governor Patrick Announces Funding for Regional Collaboratives

(6/2009)

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)

Press Release: Institute for Community Inclusion Bridges Digital Divide

In both the United States and the United Kingdom, some hard-to-reach groups are excluded from online government services and transactions (e-government) through lack of access. This publication identifies technical and social barriers currently limiting access to e-government as well as suggested solutions. By presenting six case studies, Boeltzig and Pilling provide ten recommendations to increase access to and use of the Internet among the hard-to-reach. (7/2007)

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities