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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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Torchbearer awards ceremony
The Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi was recognized for its excellence with two awards during the Mississippi’s Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities’ annual Torchbearer awards ceremony held last month.

 

TRIAD Service AmeriCorps Program Celebrates MLK Day of Service.

TRIAD Service AmeriCorps Program Celebrates MLK Day of Service.

WDAM Caught Them In Action TRIAD Service AmeriCorps Program Celebrates MLK Day of Service

Taylor Carley being interviewed for winning the 2019 ADA Video Contest. Congratulations to IDS' Taylor Carley and his fellow self-advocates Emilee Flurry and Dan Lewis for winning the 2019 ADA Video Contest. AUCD's Liz Weintraub featured Taylor on her January 2020 Tuesdays with Liz episode.
WDAM interviews Dr. Demetra Bates Smith WDAM interviewed Dr. Demetra Bates Smith about Voices of Homelessness Seminar.

 

 

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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