Institute on Community IntegrationCollege of Education and Human Development

ICI Highlights

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Brief Shows Employment First in U.S.

Through online, interactive visual features the new Policy Research Brief connects readers with Employment First policies in all states, and additional resources to advance employment of people with disabilities.

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New Report Looks at ASD Prevalence

A report from ICI's Minneapolis Somali Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Prevalence Project shares new data on ASD prevalence among Somali and non-Somali 7-9 year olds in the city.


ICI Partners with Educators in India

The Institute on Community Integration (ICI) has launched two new projects that bring together educators in India and the U.S. to improve supports for children, youth, and adults with disabilities.

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New Manual Supports Friendships

Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members is a new manual that offers strategies for supporting relationships between people with disabilities and others in their communities.

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About the Institute on Community Integration (ICI)

The Institute on Community Integration is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Through collaborative research, training, and information sharing, the Institute improves policies and practices to ensure that all children, youth, and adults with disabilities are valued by, and contribute to, their communities of choice.