FYI from the Institute on Community Integration: June 2018

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Description

FYI Monthly is a monthly e-communication from the Institute on Community Integration. The June 2018 edition includes:

FEATURE STORIES

  • New Impact Issue Examines the Direct Support Workforce Crisis and People with Disabilities
  • Biggest-Ever Class of MNLEND Fellows Complete "an Incredible Year"
  • NCEO Publishes and Presents on Accommodations and Assessments
  • FINDS Report Reveals Stress on Caregivers of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • ICI to Co-host Minnesota Gathering for Person-Centered Practices in September

NEW RELEASES

  • Policy Research Brief: Employment First: An Update on National Progress
  • Educators' Perspectives on Classroom Implementation of Accessibility Features and Accommodations
  • FYI Monthly
  • NCEO Newsletter: June 2018 issue
  • The Use of TYZE.com to Enhance Social Inclusion for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

EVENTS

  • Responses Sought for Online Survey About ICI Website
  • ICI Staff to Present at AAIDD Annual Meeting
  • Reinventing Quality 2018 Conference

Each issue of FYI Monthly also includes staff updates, alumni updates, and the social media spotlight.

Details

Date
June 2018 
Type
Newsletter 
Publisher
Institute on Community Integration

Topics

  • Direct support workforce
    • Supervision and mentoring
    • Human resources and management
    • Retention and recruitment
    • Workforce development strategies
    • Training
  • Community life
    • Person-centered planning and practices
  • Housing and residential services
    • Family supports/in-home services
  • Educational accountability and assessment
    • Accommodations and supports
    • Assessment (large-scale, alternate)
  • Specific disability
    • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
    • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)