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Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

IU Health & Vitality: Back-to-school issue


These back-to-school news items discuss the effect home foreclosures can have on students; guns on campuses; ins and outs of high school and college students working; LGBT experiences in college; cell phone addiction; and effective ways elementary and middle schools can help students increase physical activity.   Full Story >>

Book introduces educators to framework for transition services to prepare all students

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How can high schools teach academic content and the critical skills students with and without disabilities need to navigate life beyond the classroom? Educators can find answers to this question and more in a new book by two Indiana University authors.   Full Story >>

Grant from IU Institute helps students with disabilities gain skills at Indiana colleges

VUJC students

Ten high school students with intellectual disabilities are working and studying at Vincennes University Jasper Campus this semester, thanks in part to a grant from Indiana University's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community and its Center on Community Living and Careers.   Full Story >>

IU center partners with Joyce Foundation for state teacher evaluation conference

The Indiana Teacher Appraisal and Support System, which is a part of the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at Indiana University Bloomington, is partnering with the Joyce Foundation to sponsor a statewide conference on teacher evaluation April 25 and 26 at the Hilton Indianapolis North hotel.   Full Story >>

IU institute director receives Distinguished Achievement Award from disabilities association

David Mank

David Mank, director of Indiana University's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.   Full Story >>

IU center partners with Indiana Grantmakers Alliance to help create ‘age-friendly’ communities

Phil Stafford

Indiana University's Center on Aging and Community and the Indiana Grantmakers Alliance have been awarded a $150,000 contract to help Indiana communities prepare for the massive growth of the older adult population. The project is part of a national initiative called Community AGEnda: Improving America for All Ages.   Full Story >>