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Five ICI ThinkWork staff present at this year’s Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore!

Five ICI ThinkWork staff present at this year’s Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore!

October 5th, 2022

This summer, ICI staff John Butterworth, Staci Jones, Alberto Migliore, Brit Miles, and Jen Sulewski led three sessions at the Reinventing Quality Conference in Baltimore with key partners from the community and the University of Minnesota Institute…

Check Out this World at Work Article in #evolve Magazine Featuring ICI’s David Hoff!

Check Out this World at Work Article in #evolve Magazine Featuring ICI’s David Hoff!

October 5th, 2022

The article, Employees with IDDS, discusses the importance of eliminating stigma that surrounds employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by sharing stories, providing supports, and hiring people with IDD. Many of us feel…

ICI staff Briefed President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities on Employment

ICI staff Briefed President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities on Employment

October 5th, 2022

The ICI’s Jean Winsor and John Butterworth of the State Employment Leadership Network and ThinkWork briefed the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) on emerging employment strategies for people with intellectual…

ICI’s Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice Recognized in Center for American Progress Report about Guardianship and Reproductive Rights

ICI’s Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice Recognized in Center for American Progress Report about Guardianship and Reproductive Rights

October 5th, 2022

Guardianship is a legal status that gives someone else (a “guardian”) the legal authority to make decisions for a person with a disability. ICI’s Center on Youth Voice, Youth Choice (CYVYC) works with youth with disabilities, their families, and…

ICI’s Jean Winsor’s Receives a New Grant to Explore Barriers to Integrated Employment

ICI’s Jean Winsor’s Receives a New Grant to Explore Barriers to Integrated Employment

October 5th, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Winsor, senior research associate at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI)! Dr. Winsor received a 3-year, $600,000 field-initiated research grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and…

SELN Co-Hosts Webinar with National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems for Disability Employment Awareness Month

SELN Co-Hosts Webinar with National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems for Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 5th, 2022

On October 19, State Employment Leadership Network’s (SELN) Amy Huppi will present on a webinar with the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS), Opening the Door: Importance of Great Person-Centered Conversations…

Former Fellow Gives Moving Speech

Former Fellow Gives Moving Speech

September 22nd, 2022

Earlier this year, we held the graduation ceremony for the first training session of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) of the Changing the World of People with Disabilities Foundation for Spanish-speaking parents, held in Spanish with…

Help us Spread the Word to Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome!

Help us Spread the Word to Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome!

September 22nd, 2022

The ICI’s Pathways Project for Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome is recruiting parents and caregivers of children with Down syndrome between the ages of 10–14 to participate in an interactive Facebook group with other caregivers. Caregivers…