A lifespan approach to disabilities:
A Lifespan Approach to Disabilities: 1. Early Childhood 2. School-Aged 3. Adulthood 4. Aging
Institute staff advance improvement in policy and practice across the disability lifespan through:
Developing collaborative solutions by connecting and convening diverse community stakeholders.
Supporting families through partnerships among educators and human service providers to strengthen learning, independence, and community connections.
Advancing effective policy and best practices by informing and educating decision makers.
Communicating and sharing information and research ﬁndings with broad constituencies over various mediums.
Pre-Service Education & Preparation
Supporting the training of professionals to become leaders and prepare future practitioners to implement best practices in the field.
Training & Technical Assistance
Building capacity to support community members and professionals in applying specific skills and best practices.
Research, Evaluation, & Policy Analysis
Conducting disciplined inquiry to test and improve policies, programs, and practices.
Learn and Connect
E-Learning at the InstituteOnline education at the Institute opens up new possibilities for information dissemination. Members of the public can participate in our array of online training course. Browse our courses
Adria's BlogMy name is Adria Nassim. Welcome to my bi-monthly blog, Adria’s Notebook. The aim of my blog is to provide insight in disability through the lens of my personal experiences. Read blog
IU's Indiana School Mental Health Initiative has partnered with The Lutheran Foundation to provide online resources to support schools and community partners as they address students' social, emotional, behavioral and mental health needs. Read more »
David Mank, former Indiana Institute on Disability and Community director and Indiana University School of Education professor emeritus, was be one of four featured speakers at a congressional briefing in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month on Monday, October 2, 2017, in Washington D.C. Read more »
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community Annual Report for 2017 Read more »