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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New at ICI

Open Job Positions at ICI

Open Job Positions at ICI

ICI is hiring for several open positions. Please share these opportunities with anyone who may be interested. Join a great workplace that supports and advances UMass Boston’s values of diversity and equity!

ICI and Executive Office of Elder Affairs partner to offer community-based home care training online

ICI and Executive Office of Elder Affairs partner to offer community-based home care training online

The Institute for Community Inclusion has been working with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs to expand the workforce of community-based home care workers in Massachusetts. This year, we launched the online Personal and Home Care Aide State…

New Briefs, Video, & Resources about Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights

New Briefs, Video, & Resources about Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights

ICI’s Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights (GATOR) project has published four new resources on alternatives to guardianship for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Guardianship takes away a person’s legal right…