Quick Scan: 2019 Benefits Information Trainings Begin in March, ADOS-2 Workshop – Limited Slots Available, Resource Article on Applying for a Grant, Wisconsin Public Radio Interview, Summer 2019 Camps and Programs, Transition and Community Resource Fair, Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities Needs Volunteers, 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
IU research study concludes that inclusive classroom placements result in higher academic outcomes for students with disabilities
Indiana students with disabilities included in general education classrooms do significantly better on Indiana state assessments than their peers placed in separate special education classrooms, an Indiana University research study concludes. Read more »
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 »