The ICI’s Pathways Project for Caregivers of Children with Down Syndrome is recruiting parents and caregivers of children with Down syndrome between the ages of 10–14 to participate in an interactive Facebook group with other caregivers.

Caregivers who participate in the study can:

· Learn new information each week from Charting the LifeCourse

· Engage in online discussions with other parents and caregivers of children with Down syndrome

· Access resources and support about creating a positive vision for their children’s futures

Visit ThinkWork’s Pathways Project website to learn more and share the recruitment flyer with your networks!

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This July, the State Employment Leadership Network (SELN) kicked off membership year 17!

The SELN is a collaborative effort between the ICI and the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS). Currently, 25 state intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) agencies have committed to improving integrated employment outcomes for the 2022–2023 membership year.

These IDD agencies connect, collaborate, and share information and lessons learned across state lines and system boundaries. The SELN fosters cross-community support around important employment-related policies at the state and federal levels.

Each year, the ICI and NASDDDS help each state develop customized work plans around integrated employment initiatives to meet their unique needs.

Visit the SELN Hub to learn more about each state and the community of practice.

The 25 SELN Member States highlighted green on a US map.
The 25 SELN Member States highlighted green on a US map.

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Community Inclusion

Community Inclusion

The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in school, work, health care and community activities.