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Our Mission

Membership for all in school, work and the community

11,310
people were served

in all Sherlock Center activities combined in fiscal year 2023

6,737
participated in

eight Sherlock Center research activities in fiscal year 2023

2,011
attended

our continuing and/or community education activities in fiscal year 2023

Our Work

A young boy interacts with an early intervention specialist in a classroom.

Our Services and Projects

We partner with state and national agencies, schools, higher education and community providers to offer interdisciplinary pre-service and community education, technical assistance, service, research and information

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Sherlock Center in Action

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Malcolm Streitfeld, a RIC undergraduate anthropology major and autistic self-advocate, speaks to a graduate class.
“You can absolutely go to college. You are far better than you think you are. You are extraordinary. It’s not a problem, it’s a superpower.”

Rhode Island College student Malcolm Streitfeld

on what he would tell neurodivergent students who think they can’t go to college.

Upcoming Events

These training modules are available to learners currently or previously enrolled in the Supporting Meaningful Employment (SME) Series. Learners may register for modules or mentor/fieldwork sessions needed to complete a certificate.

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Job Retention and Coaching is one of three SME mini-certificate series offered to earn an ACRE certificate. This is an in-person training series instructed by professionals with experience managing and supporting employment services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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