CLE TOOLKIT

Welcome to the Community Life Engagement Toolkit

Looking to increase community life engagement of the people you support? Not sure where to begin? This toolkit was developed to help service providers develop and improve high quality supports for community life engagement (CLE). Inside you will find guideposts for success, a self-assessment tool, real-world examples of service providers making CLE happen, and other helpful resources and tools.

Not sure where to begin? Looking for more individualized guidance? Contact Jennifer Sulewski to learn more about technical assistance options from ICI Consulting: Jennifer.sulewski@umb.edu or (617) 287-4356.

The toolkit includes six topical sections:

Community Life Engagement is a project of ThinkWork! at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. ThinkWork! is a resource portal offering data, personal stories, and tools related to improving employment outcomes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Funding Sources

Funding for Community Life Engagement is provided in part by The Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under cooperative agreement #90DN0295, and by The National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research, US Department of Education, Field Initiated Program, under grant # H133G140150.