The Institute for Community Inclusion ("ICI") is partnering with several other organizations in a new Massachusetts Transition to Adulthood Facebook group. Family members of young people with disabilities can join the group to get the latest information, see inspiring stories, and connect with other families, all related to the transition from school to work and adult life.
The group is hosted by a partnership of the Arc of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change, the Federation for Children with Special Needs, Easter Seals Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Autism Commission, and ICI.
The creation of this group is a project of the Massachusetts Partnership for Transition to Employment, a federally-funded, collaborative systems-change project designed to improve employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities transitioning from school to adult life.
About ICI: ICI was established in 1967 at Children's Hospital Boston by Dr. Allen Crocker and was originally known as the Developmental Evaluation Center. The Center was one of the first in the country, established as a direct result of President Kennedy's recognition of the national need for increased support and training for citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through the years ICI has expanded its scope, and today ICI's services focus on the entire life-span of people with all types of disabilities. Learn more about ICI here.
– Posted by Attorney Annette Hines