Policy administrators
Practitioners

People who work in or manage agencies that provide employment supports


Check out the new agency change toolkit!

Check Out the New Agency Change Toolkit!

Designed for providers, this toolkit reviews ten important elements in organizational transformation away from sheltered employment and towards integrated employment for individuals with IDD. It contains resources and tools to facilitate organizational transformation for each of the ten elements.

Individuals/families

People with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their family members


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Charting the LifeCourse via a Social Media Strategy

ICI researchers share findings from a Facebook intervention that used Charting the LifeCourse materials with families of youth with IDD. Learn how this impacted families’ attitudes, expectations, and activities for transition planning.

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Summary of Statedata: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018

This data note summarizes the findings from the National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2018. Overall, the findings suggest that across data sources, people with IDD experience greater levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and poverty compared to those without disabilities.

Opportunity Over Adversity: How MRCI Transformed to Individualized, Community-based Supports During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Minnesota-based provider, MRCI, implemented a five-year plan in 2017 to transform itself from providing facility-based day and employment services to community-based supports. This brief covers how in March 2020 MRCI used the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to modify and accelerate their transformation efforts.