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Check out our latest publication, Ensuring Excellence in Community-Based Day Supports: A Guide for Service Providers and Staff. Written by ICI’s David Hoff and consultants Cori Di Biase and Genni Sasnett for the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services, this tool is a great resource for providers seeking to develop or enhance services to support community life engagement.


Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), by April 1, 2016 states are required to submit a 4-year plan to the federal government on how the state will provide employment assistance to its citizens, including those with disabilities. ICI is tracking the status of each state’s plan, including its availability for public comment. The latest update can be found here. ICI has also just published a comprehensive guide that can help you in reviewing your state’s WIOA plan.


44 Did you miss the conversation about how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can make informed choices about work?

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ThinkCollege Think College is happy to announce they have been awarded funding from the US Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, to continue their work as the National Coordinating Center.


Jon Keleher in actionListen to our staffer Jonathan Keleher being interviewed on National Public Radio about his rare medical condition, cerebellar agenesis. Jonathan, his family, and his doctor talk about how living without a cerebellum affects movement, emotion, and behavior.
Photo courtesy NPR


The Boston Globe featured the UMass Boston School for Global Inclusion and Social Development (SGISD) as one of 12 ideas for making Boston more inclusive. ICI staff are proud to be part of SGISD and are honored by this accolade.



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Our Online Courses: State-of-the-Art Training for Employment Professionals

The ICI is proud to be authoring courses for the new College of Employment Services (CES). CES is a series of online classes for employment professionals. The lessons cover best practices around creating job accommodations, disclosing disabilities, building personal and professional networks, and many other topics. This accessible, practical curriculum equips employment professionals to meet and surpass national and agency standards for their field.

Visit the CES website to learn more and sign up for a free demo!

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