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ICI COVID-19 Publications & Resources

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The Institute for Community Inclusion has an ongoing series of publications and resources to help guide professionals, individuals, and families through this challenging time. These publications and resources can help maintain a focus on inclusion for all in employment, education, and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Publication

Employment and Employment Supports: A Guide to Ensuring Informed Choice for Individuals with Disabilities

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Individuals making decisions regarding employment and careers need to do via an informed choice – a choice made by them, based on information and experience. This publication provides guidance how to ensure individuals with disabilities make decisions about employment in a way that puts them at the center of the decision-making process, with the necessary information to make a choice about the type of job and career they would like to pursue.

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StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes Through 2017

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Check out new edition of the StateData “Blue Book!”

Read about the latest trends on employment and economic self-sufficiency for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The 2019 Blue Book includes national and state-level statistics from a wide variety of data sets.

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CES ACRE Supplement Now Available

Offered through Direct Course, the College of Employment Services (CES) curriculum can help your staff advance their careers as employment professionals. Now they can access even more intensive career development, through the CES ACRE Supplement offered by the Institute for Community at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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