Institute for Community Inclusion

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Two Briefs Examine Community Life Engagement

February 19th, 2020

What can state developmental disabilities  agencies do to increase community life engagement of the people they  serve? This was the topic of discussion for the Community Life  Engagement Working Group of the State Employment Leadership  Network…

Transition Leadership Program Accepting New Students

February 4th, 2020

National Transition Leadership Program Accepting New Students SGISD’s transition leadership program bridges the gap between special education and adult disability services. It trains educators and other professionals to support young adults with…

New Data Note Examines Gap Between Desire for Work and Community Jobs

January 28th, 2020

A new Data Note looks at the discrepancy between how many people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) want jobs, versus how many are working in their communities. The Data Note was written by the ICI’s Dr. John Butterworth and…

ICI Learning Game Featured at National ED Games Expo

January 24th, 2020

ICI Learning Game Featured at National ED Games Expo The 7th annual ED Games Expo, held in Washington, D.C. on January 9, featured a range of educational games and learning technologies for children with and without disabilities. One featured…

ICI Staffer Joins MassCUE Champions

January 23rd, 2020

Lori Cooney, program coordinator and universal instructional design specialist at ICI and 2012 MassCUE Pathfinder recipient, has been invited to join the inaugural cohort of MassCUE Champions. MassCUE is the largest education-focused technology group…

ICI Staffer Presents on Progressive Employment and Career Pathways

January 23rd, 2020

ICI staff member Kelly Haines and Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation’s Janet Drudik presented at the Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals Association 2019 National Issues Forum, held in Richmond, VA. Kelly and Janet’s session…

CES ACRE Supplement Now Available

January 1st, 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…

ICI Announces New Director

December 10th, 2019

Cindy Thomas (MS, CRC) has been selected to serve as the director of the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI). Ms. Thomas has been an integral part of the ICI for over 30 years, significantly contributing to its growth during that time. Prior…