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HSRI Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the ADA, Reflects on the Need for Its Expansion

Date: 07/2020

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed 30 years ago by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. It marked a major milestone in the fight for the civil rights of people with disabilities to participate in the mainstream of American life. The law prohibits discrimination in broad areas of community and public life—including employment, education, and transportation.  The success of the ADA was in large part due to the tenacity Read More

The Time for Change Is Now: Statement from HSRI on Systemic Racism

Date: 06/2020

We stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and the protestors fighting against racial inequities. Like so many of you, we feel a deep sense of grief and anguish—and struggle to find the words to express ourselves and to know how we can increase the momentum for change.

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Working through COVID-19

Date: 04/2020

Our heart goes out to everyone whose health or family has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These last few weeks (and months, for some) have brought so many changes to the way we live and work. Our own workforce has transitioned from partly to fully remote, and we’re constantly connecting and trying new things to stay positive and engaged through this tough time.

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NCI Data Brief: Characteristics and Outcomes of Older Adults With IDD

Date: 03/2020

Examining National Core Indicators data from 2017-2018, NCI researchers explored characteristics and outcomes for older adults (age 55+) with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The latest NCI Data Brief summarizes the results and describes how they can be used to help plan and provide supports for older adults with IDD. Among the findings, respondents who were over 55 were:

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New Reports! NCI 2018-19 Family Survey Reports

Date: 02/2020

NCI has released its 2018-19 National Reports for the Adult Family, Family/Guardian and Child Family Survey. 

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