ICI’s Jennifer Hall-Lande at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

Preview: Prevalence Data and Autism Awareness

ICI is part of the CDC-funded network that monitors autism among American children. ICI’s Jennifer Hall-Lande (pictured at CDC headquarters) answers questions about the Institute’s work in this area.

​​​​​​​​​ICI's Jessica Simacek, and her young son, on screen in the Institute's Telehealth Laboratory, which she manages.

Opioid Epidemic: ICI’s MNLEND will Create Statewide Telehealth Hub

ICI’s MNLEND fellowship program is creating a network of partner organizations across Minnesota to enhance developmental screening, monitoring, and education for families dealing with the effects of opioid exposure. MNLEND will use videoconferencing to lead a statewide interdisciplinary team, bringing evidence-based training in disability and other services to families, educators, providers, and administrators in their homes, schools, and offices.

ICI’s Julie Kramme pointing at a screen.

Engaging State Partners on the DSP Shortage

ICI’s Julie Kramme (pictured) presented possible solutions to the critical shortage of direct support professionals (DSPs) as part of the University of Minnesota’s recent public engagement conference.