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The ADA fellows at the University of Minnesota in 2017. Some are wearing their national costumes.

Where They Are Now: ICI Reconnects with ADA Fellows

Navigating war, pandemic, persistent ableism, or a combination of all three, participants in the ADA Anniversary Fellowship Program in Inclusive Education (pictured at the University of Minnesota in 2017) continue to work for global inclusion, five years after their University of Minnesota experience.

Read more about the ADA fellows.

Logo of the 2022 Moving Mountains Awards

Congratulations to the Moving Mountains Award Winners

Core Services of Northeast Tennessee’s DSP Retention Initiative and The Arc Mid-Hudson’s DSP Success Coach Program have been awarded the Moving Mountains Award for 2022. Through the Moving Mountains Award, ICI, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, and ANCOR recognize organizations using leading practices in direct support workforce development that result in improved outcomes for people with disabilities. The awards were presented in Baltimore on August 1 during the 2022 Reinventing Conference.

Read more about the awards.

Bill Gaventa.

Update: Bill Gaventa

“In the other areas of health and human services, there has been a great deal of research on the role of spirituality in patient outcomes and in well-being, but not so much in the field of IDD until somewhat recently,” said Bill Gaventa.

Gaventa has spent a long career connecting the worlds of spirituality and disability. Read more about Gaventa.