Institute for Community Inclusion Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston

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Contact Information

Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston
Contact: Quinn Barbour, Communications Specialist III
Email Address: quinn.barbour@umb.edu
Phone: 617-287-4309
Fax: 617-287-4352

100 Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125
Area Located: Boston

Map Location Institute for Community Inclusion

Narrative

The Institute for Community Inclusion supports the rights of children and adults with disabilities to participate in all aspects of the community. As practitioners, researchers, and teachers, we form partnerships with individuals, families, and communities. Together we advocate for personal choice, self-determination, and social and economic justice. Key Interest Areas * Employing people with disabilities in community settings * Supporting children and young adults with special health care needs * Accessing general education, and transition from school to adult life * Expanding local recreation and school activities to include people with disabilities * Promoting technology that aids participation in school/community/work activities * Building organizations' ability to serve culturally diverse people with disabilities * Examining the impact of national and state policies on people with disabilities and their families

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Job Counseling
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Support
  • Job Training
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Advocacy - Leadership
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Aging
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Transition
  • Transportation
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Braille/audio
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service
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