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  • Apr 27th, 2020

    Gabrielle Szarek, Director of Transition Services at St. Louis Arc gave this presentation during an ACL/CMS Promising Practices Training Series webinar called Ensuring Continuity of HCBS During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This presentation, entitled Inspiring, Engaging and Motivating Virtually, discusses how the St. Louis Arc was able to transition to remote technology and allow for continuity in their transition programming. 

  • NCI Team Members included in AAIDD National Historic Recognition Project, 2000-2010

    Apr 9th, 2020

     

    CONGRATULATIONS to NCI Director for HSRI Alixe Bonardi and HSRI President Emerita (and NCI co-founder) Val Bradley on their inclusion in the AAIDD National Historic Recognition Project 2000-2020
     

  • NCI Data Highlight: What do NCI Data Tell Us About Access to Cell/Smartphones Among People with IDD

    Apr 1st, 2020

    During the COVID 19 pandemic, much like people all over the US, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) will limit their contact with others,.  However, for people with IDD, the challenges posed by such isolation may be much greater than those encountered by the general population.  In the 2018-2019 In-Person Survey data collection cycle, 56% of respondents said they had a cell or smartphone (states ranged from 70% with phones to 49% with phones); of those without a phone, 44% of respondents said that they wanted one.  

    See NCI's newest Data Highlight here