ICI staff speak at conferences
Staff from the Institute on Community Integration presented at three conferences around the country this past month. On November 8, Amy Hewitt and Kelly Nye-Lengerman spoke on understanding and building socially inclusive communities in the African nation of Zambia at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) annual conference in Washington, D.C. Jean Ness co-presented on The Young American Indian Entrepreneur curriculum and culture-based arts integration at the National Indian Education Association conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 29. Sharon Mulé co-presented a workshop on internships and e-mentoring for persons with disabilities at the Arc of Minnesota Conference on November 4-5 at Breezy Point Resort. She also facilitated panel discussions on innovative postsecondary education options for students with disabilities, and parent perspectives on friendship-building for young children with disabilities.