Areas of Emphasis

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Employment

Building a rewarding career in the community should be an expectation for all citizens. With support and planning, people with significant disabilities can thrive in the workplace.

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Education

From pre-K through university, schools are engaging and involving students with a range of disabilities. By building skills early, young people can exit high school prepared to pursue higher education and find jobs that match their interests.

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Community Life

Outside of work and school, people with disabilities are involved in a wide range of activities that make up a satisfying life. Whether it’s volunteering at a music festival, getting involved with a faith community, or attending a sports event, there’s much more to life than a job.

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Health Care

Accessing quality health care enables us to live productively and to receive support when facing mental, behavioral, or physical challenges. For people with disabilities, equitable health care can require additional advocacy and planning.

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Five ICI ThinkWork staff present at this year’s Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore!

Five ICI ThinkWork staff present at this year’s Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore!

This summer, ICI staff John Butterworth, Staci Jones, Alberto Migliore, Brit Miles, and Jen Sulewski led three sessions at the Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore with key partners from the community and the University of Minnesota Institute…

Check Out this World at Work Article in #evolve Magazine Featuring ICI’s David Hoff!

Check Out this World at Work Article in #evolve Magazine Featuring ICI’s David Hoff!

The article, Employees with IDDS, discusses the importance of eliminating stigma that surrounds employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by sharing stories, providing supports, and hiring people with IDD. Many of us feel…

ICI staff Briefed President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities on Employment

ICI staff Briefed President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities on Employment

The ICI’s Jean Winsor and John Butterworth of the State Employment Leadership Network and ThinkWork briefed the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) on emerging employment strategies for people with intellectual…