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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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Summer Edition of the DD Network Newsletter

Check out the Summer 2022 edition of the DD Network Newsletter

Get the vaccine

It’s worth the shot.” Taylor shares his journey of getting vaccinated and how the vaccine has helped him get back to doing the things he loves: advocating for the disability community and creating awesome things. 

Protect yourself. Help your community. Get the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at worththeshotms.com. Presented by Mississippi's Developmental Disabilities Network.

Wheelchair Basketball Teamwork Makes the Dream Work. "Worth the Shot!"
Summer Enrichment Academy 2022 For the first time since 2019, the Institute for Disability Studies’ (IDS) Summer Enrichment Academy provided in-person options to youth and young adults wanting to increase their employability skills. Beginning in 2018, IDS, through its Transition of Teens to Adult Life (ToTAL) Program, has hosted youth and young adults for a multi-week training and internship experience during the summer.
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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
or 800.671.0051

If you are hearing impaired, please use 711 for the free TTY-Based Telecommunications Relay Service.

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

Gulf Park Campus

Email: idsFREEMississippi

Phone: 228.214.3400

If you are hearing impaired, please use 711 for the free TTY-Based Telecommunications Relay Service.

Institute for Disability Studies
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211

IHL Building

Email: idsFREEMississippi

Phone: 601.432.6876

If you are hearing impaired, please use 711 for the free TTY-Based Telecommunications Relay Service.


 

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