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Institute on Communication and Inclusion

For almost two decades the Institute on Communication and Inclusion has been giving a voice and a means to communicate to people with disabilities who may have otherwise been living in silence or isolation. The Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI) conducts research and promotes support for people with disabilities to communicate in schools and society. Formerly, the Facilitated Communication Institute, the new name, the Institute on Communication and Inclusion, represents a broadened focus developed over the past 20 years, reflecting lines of research, training and public dissemination that focus on school and community inclusion, narratives of disability and ability, and disability rights. Its initiatives stress the important relationship of communication to inclusion.

2 Day Introductory Workshop in Supporting Communication: Developing Frameworks for Support and Learning to be a Facilitator

Our next introductory training workshop will be help March 24-35, 2014. This two-day workshop provides the opportunity to learn the techniques of facilitated communication within the context of the principles common to all communication support approaches. Click here for more information.

Save the Date for 2014 Summer Institute
Envisioning the Future: A New Disability Narrative

We’re hosting at home again! The ICI is pleased to announce that this year’s Summer Institute will be held on July 28-30, 2014 at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. You can pre-register to be notified when registration opens.

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The Institute on Communication and Inclusion receives financial support from private individuals and foundations, and is part of the Inclusion Institutes, housed in the Syracuse University School of Education. We are grateful for the key support provided by the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation and the John P. Hussman Foundation.