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Institute for Disability Studies

The Institute for Disability Studies

Institute for Disabilty StudiesThe Institute for Disability Studies has been impacting Mississippians with disabilities and their families for over 40 years. IDS has worked to provide technical assistance, training, resources and supports for Mississippians with disabilities and their families. We like to think we are providing pathways to a better life for people of all ages—infants, toddlers, school-age children, youth, workers, parents, families and seniors.

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Our very own Scott Mullins was interviewed on SuperTalk MS

Scott Mullins on SuperTalk MS

TRIAD AmeriCorps Pandemic Activity

The Training, Resources and Information for the Advancement of Disability (TRIAD) Service AmeriCorps members from The Institute for Disability Studies' (IDS) Hattiesburg and Long Beach campuses continue to serve their communities, just serving now in a more creative and virtual means. As COVID-19 has kept this AmeriCorps Program from having members meet in-person, the need for virtual service became a priority.

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 STEP UP Continues Engagement Virtually

COVID-19 has dramatically impacted the ability to get together in person for socialization and community service . . . no more recreational events, no going to the mall, no going to the movies, no going to the parks, no more monthly meet ups for different socialization opportunities, and no more community service events.

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 Virtual Engagement
   

 

 

IDS Housing organizes the Homeless Week activities.

Feeding the Homeless

Mayor Barker recognizes IDS for our work with the homeless population

Mayor Barker recognizes IDS for our work with the homeless population

IDS sponsors the USM Wheelchair Basketball Team.

Americorp via IDS

Americorp via IDS

IDS sponsors the USM Wheelchair Basketball Team.

IDS sponsors the USM Wheelchair Basketball Team.

IDS sponsors inclusive basketball.

IDS sponsors inclusive basketball.

IDS sponsors Mentoring Day

IDS sponsors Mentoring Day

Transition to Adulthood program sponsors Quidditch

Transition to Adulthood program sponsors Quidditch

IDS SEARCH Program Graduates from 2019

IDS SEARCH Program Graduates from 2019

Transition to Adulthood program sponsors Quidditch

Transition to Adulthood program sponsors Quidditch

IDS SEARCH Program Graduates from 2019 having some fun.

IDS SEARCH Program Graduates from 2019 having some fun.

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Institute for Disability Studies
118 College Drive #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus
Bond Hall 4th Floor

Email: idsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.266.5163

Institute for Disability Studies
730 East Beach Blvd
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

Email: idsFREEMississippi

Phone: 228.214.3400

Institute for Disability Studies
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211

IHL Building

Email: idsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.432.6876


 

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