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

LEND Program Seeks Persons With Lived Experience for 9 Month Fellowship

LEND Program Seeks Persons With Lived Experience for 9 Month Fellowship

The LEND Program is seeking Persons With Disabilities (PWD) with an interest in advocacy and mentorship to take part in the LEND fellowship that runs from September 2022 - May 2023. Massachusetts residents, age 23 and older with a developmental or…

Join us on May 15, 2022 for #IPSEDay2022!

Join us on May 15, 2022 for #IPSEDay2022!

What is #IPSEDay2022? Inclusive Postsecondary Education Day, or #IPSEDay2022, is a day to raise awareness and spread the word about inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) options for students with intellectual disabilities. There are about 5,30…

Florida Employment First: Spring is in the Air!

Florida Employment First: Spring is in the Air!

This spring, Florida’s Employment First team has a variety of ways to stay connected through conversations, virtual gatherings, and resources! Florida APSE and Georgia APSE are collaborating next month to host the Maximizing Employment for…