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Email
hall0440@umn.edu
Phone
+1 612-626-1721
Address
Inst on Community Integration
Room 204 PtH [map]
4201
150 Pillsbury Dr S E
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Projects

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MN Act Early Ambassador

Develops and expands on the Institute's Act Early work in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Act Early is building a national network of agencies, organizations, and professionals…

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DirectCourse

Offers a suite of competency-based, online curricula for professionals providing services to people with intellectual, developmental, physical, and psychiatric disabilities, and to older adults....

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Minnesota Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (MN-ADDM)

Participates in a national network that increases knowledge about the population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities in the U.S., comparing how…

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MN Act Early Project

Develops and expands on the MN Help Me Grow and the Institute's Act Early work in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Act Early is building a national network of agencies,…

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State Systems Grant: Minnesota Act Early

Promotes early screening and identification of neurodevelopmental disabilities in culturally and linguistically diverse communities through focused outreach of the Learn the Signs, Act Early…

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ICI Engaged Department Grant Program [Archived]

Creates an infrastructure to grow and develop ongoing community engagement, and to facilitate new initiatives and promote engaged learning on community based action research. In doing so, ICI hopes…

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"Learn The Signs, Act Early" Formative Research Evaluation of Developmental Books

Evaluates "Learn the Signs. Act Early" (LTSAE) developmental story books. The project will evaluate the impact of the LTSAE developmental books on parent knowledge and behaviors around early…

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Research and Training Center on Community Living Diversity Fellowships

Aims to (1) increase the knowledge and capacity of disability within a community-based organization (CBO) that serves diverse and/or underrepresented families, and (2) inform ICI about how to…

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Building Healthy Children and Strong Families: Increasing Access to Early Developmental Screening and Early Intervention

Evaluates the early identification of child developmental delays and the implementation of intervention services that optimize child and family well-being in Hennepin County, Minnesota.…

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Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Conducts a wide range of research, training, and technical assistance and dissemination projects related to community supports under its center grant and related project funding. The RTC-CL is…

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Day Support Consulting

Provides specialized consultation on integrated day services and staff training for MRCI, Inc., an employment provider. ICI develops new tools for staff training to support increased community…

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Self-Directed Supports with Independent Support Services

Evaluates the New York Self-Direct Supports model and analyzes national trends in self-directed supports. The project examines how families navigate a self-directed model when the primary caregiver…

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Autism Intervention Research Network On Physical Health (AIR-P)

ICI investigators have joined a national research network formed to improve the physical health and well-being of children and adults with autism. The multidisciplinary team, called the Autism…

Products

Characteristics of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder who use Residential Services and Supports Through Adult Developmental Disability Services in the United States

Background: Many children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) need services and support across their lifespans. Currently many residential and community living supports are delivered…

Published: 2016

NCEO English Language Learners (ELLs) with Disabilities Reports: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Including English Language Learners with Disabilities in Statewide Assessments (#9)

This year 2005 report describes the challenges states have in including English learners with disabilities in statewide assessments and the solutions they have identified.

Published: June 2005

NCEO English Language Learners (ELLs) with Disabilities Reports: Policymaker Perspectives on the Inclusion of English Language Learners with Disabilities in Statewide Assessments (#8)

This year 2005 report describes how states are including English learners with disabilities in statewide assessments and supporting local schools in communicating their results to parents.

Published: August 2005

Policy Research Brief: A National Review of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A brief reporting findings of a study that gathered data in 2009-2010 about how people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are being served across states in Home and Community Based Services…

Published: December 2011

A Report on Early Intervention Services for Minnesota's Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A report summarizing the activities and findings of a project funded by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), and conducted by the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center...

Published: 2012

Policy Research Brief: Implementation of Consumer-Directed Services for Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - A National Study

A brief summarizing the results of a national study on the status of consumer-directed services for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The study was conducted at the…

Published: January 2009

You Know That it's Got to be Dedication That I am Still Here: The Experiences of Direct Support Professionals During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and Aftermath

A report describing the experiences of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who worked in New Orleans between August 2005 and May 2006 - before, during, and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In…

Published: 2007

Higher Ground: The Dedication of Direct Support Professionals During and After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (Brief)

A brief summarizing the report, You Know that it's Got to be Dedication that I am Still Here: The Experiences of Direct Support Professionals During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and the Aftermath .…

Published: 2007

Policy Research Brief: State of the States in Self-Direction for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (2015)

A brief describing how self-directed long-term services and supports (LTSS) are currently implemented in the United States. Self-direction provides individuals with intellectual and/or...

Published: 2017

Characteristics of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder who use Residential Services and Supports Through Adult Developmental Disability Services in the United States

Background: Many children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) need services and support across their lifespans. Currently many residential and community living supports are delivered…

Published: 2017

Help Me Grow MN and MN Act Early Project Partnership

This final report of the Help Me Grow MN and MN Act Early Project Partnership tells how the collaborative project connected Help Me Grow MN resources with Minnesota’s culturally- and…

Published: 2020-09-30

Involvement of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the Child Protection System

The present study provides information about children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who are involved in the child protection system in a large, Midwestern state. Findings revealed that…

Published: 2014

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Prevalence in Somali and Non-Somali children

The current study presents results from an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) public health surveillance project conducted in Minneapolis. The study was designed to compare ASD prevalence in Somali…

Published: 2016

Phenotypic Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder in a Diverse Sample of Somali and Other Children

The potential for culture to impact diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is high, yet remains largely unstudied. This study examined differences across racial/ethnic groups in ASD symptoms,…

Published: 07/08/2017