Quick Scan: Betty Williams, Online Training Offers the Nitty Gritty Details of Supported Employment, Indiana Disability History Feature: Erika Steuterman on Her Brother's Time at Central State Hospital, Herron Participates in Panel Discussion at National TASH, Mobility Management Informational Meeting, First Steps Professional Development National Webinar Series, The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement – A New Book from Phil Stafford and Colleagues, and Library Corner Read more »
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.
Indiana Institute Hosts Fellow from Kenya
Brian Malika (pictured right) from from Kakamega, Kenya presents to staff of the Indiana Institute on culture and disability in Kenya. Malika is visiting the Institute as part of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Professional Fellow Program for Inclusive Disability Employment (PEP-IDE).
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
The IIDC's annual report is a reflective snapshot of our work for 2017-18. For a more comprehensive exploration of our research to practice activities, please visit our website at www.iidc.indiana.edu. I invite you to join us as we break new ground. Read more »
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 »