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ICI Data Drives Recent Civil Rights Commission Report on Subminimum Wage

October 14th, 2020

On Sep. 17, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a report on subminimum wage for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). While reliance on subminimum wage has decreased in recent years, over 1,500 disability services…

The State Employment Leadership Network Turns 15!

August 6th, 2020

Over the past 14 years, the State Employment Leadership Network (SELN) has consistently reinforced the core message that employment efforts are about creating opportunity for every individual in relationship to their family life and in balance with a…

Welcome to New Gopen & Crocker Fellows

July 16th, 2020

We would like to introduce you to the new Barbara Wilenski Gopen and Allen C. Crocker Family Fellows! Adriana Mallozzi, the Gopen Fellow, born with cerebral palsy (CP) has always been an innovator, finding ways to engage in activities creatively…

New Brief Summarizes Assistive Technology Programs Across the U.S.

June 30th, 2020

A new AT Data Brief examines the usage and impact of assistive technology programs in the U.S. and its territories. Written by ICI staffers John Shepard and Daria Domin, the brief highlights data from FY 2019 about device demonstration, loans…

Statement

June 5th, 2020

The disability community is multi-dimensional and complex. People with disabilities and their experiences are diverse, therefore numerous approaches are necessary to address the multiple forms of oppression being experienced both individually and…

New College of Employment Services Course Focuses on Path from School to Adulthood

May 20th, 2020

The ICI partners with the University of Minnesota and Elsevier Publishing to produce the DirectCourse College of Employment Services, or CES. This suite of online courses allows disability support professionals to build their skills in supporting…

ICI Awarded Innovative Rehabilitation Training Grant on Employer Engagement Part 2

May 20th, 2020

ICI’s Center for Assistive Technology Act Data Assistance (CATADA) launched a new series of briefs highlighting innovative or high impact activities conducted by state AT programs. Second in a series of Innovative AT Practices briefs, From Active…

ICI Researcher Co-Authors Journal Article

May 20th, 2020

Ngai Kwan has recently co-authored a journal article with Glacia Ethridge, Angel Dowden and Michael Brooks from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (a HBCU), and Debra Harley from University of Kentucky. The article is…