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Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities (ICED)

The Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities (ICED) was created by statute ​in 1974 to support State of Illinois employees with disabilities and State of Illinois agencies in regards to disability-related issues of concern. ICED’s mission is to promote access, independence, and opportunity for State employees with disabilities.

The Committee holds regular meetings to plan activities that promote and expand access, opportunity, and independence within State employment. The Committee is a forum for the dissemination of information on disability matters and as a place where issues of general concern for State of Illinois employees with disabilities can be raised.

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2023 ICED Annual Awards Celebration

On October 5th, 2023, ICED hosted its annuals awards event and celebration of honorees.

Advancing Access & Equity: Then, Now and Next


Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR)

IDHR Investigates charges of discrimination based on disability and other protected classes.

Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)

Provides guidance and resources to people with disabilities and their families.

Office of the Illinois Secretary of State

Provides IDs, license plates, parking placards, and other resources for people with disabilities.

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Enforces federal and state laws that protect equal access to buildings, housing, and services.

Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD)

Advocates for the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities.

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA)

Helps veterans navigate resources and benefits available to them.

Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS)

Provides programs to suppport disabled individuals pursuing state job opportunities.