Disability policyThese briefs and papers analyze laws that affect people with disabilities and the disability service system. ICI has recently focused on the Workforce Investment Act, the Ticket to Work, and Social Security and Medicaid regulations. Other publications examine the effect of policy changes on state agencies.
Publications related to Disability policy
Tools for Inclusion 21
This publication provides guidance to individuals with disabilities regarding the increase in minimum wage, with a particular focus on understanding who this increase applies to, the impact of the wage increase on public benefits, and how to deal with issues that may arise with employers.
Institute Brief 22
This publication provides guidance to service providers regarding the increase in minimum wage, with a particular focus on assisting consumers with questions and concerns they may have regarding the impact on their public benefits.
Press Release: Sec. Spellings Addresses Global Education Summit, Announces $7.5 Million in Grants for More Innovative, Effective Tests for Students With Disabilities and Limited English Proficiency
54 Countries Represented; Over Two Dozen Special Olympics Athletes Present
U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings noted that a new technical assistance center to help colleges and universities develop and expand programs for students with intellectual disabilities will be located at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
The second in an annual series of snapshot reports on the employment of people with disabilities in Massachusetts.
Policy Brief 11
Links to articles addressing potential Social Security improvements.