The Institute for Community Inclusion has an ongoing series of publications and resources to help guide professionals, individuals, and families through this challenging time. These publications and resources can help maintain a focus on inclusion for all in employment, education, and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Individuals making decisions regarding employment and careers need to do via an informed choice – a choice made by them, based on information and experience. This publication provides guidance how to ensure individuals with disabilities make decisions about employment in a way that puts them at the center of the decision-making process, with the necessary information to make a choice about the type of job and career they would like to pursue.
Check out new edition of the StateData “Blue Book!”
Read about the latest trends on employment and economic self-sufficiency for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The 2019 Blue Book includes national and state-level statistics from a wide variety of data sets.
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The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program is seeking an adult (age 23 or over) with an intellectual, physical or developmental disability to take part in the LEND fellowship that runs from September 2019 through May 2020.
Offered through Direct Course, the College of Employment Services (CES) curriculum can help your staff advance their careers as employment professionals. Now they can access even more intensive career development, through the CES ACRE Supplement offered by the Institute for Community at the University of Massachusetts Boston.