About SLI

Mission Statement

We are SLI. A not-for-profit supporting the efforts of individuals living with intellectual/developmental disabilities by promoting: Success • Learning • Inclusion


Vision Statement

To accomplish the mission of SLI, the organization will:

  • Offer guidance to clients in determining and following their chosen path in life
  • Enhance clients’ individual capabilities and skills by offering life-long learning opportunities
  • Engage clients, families, guardians, and staff in developing plans and measuring accomplishments
  • Promote clients' rights through education and advocacy


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

SLI encourages all employees to respect, value, and support all differing skills and experiences each individual possesses; as well as, being aware of additional challenges faced by others.  SLI’s workforce is valued and each employee is an important member of the team.  SLI will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

SLI policies forbid the discrimination of any individual (employee, volunteer, practicum student, intern, vendor, client, stakeholder, community member, contractual staff, consultant, or applicant) for and during employment (advertising, recruitment, employment/hiring, promotion, job assignment, transfer, training, working conditions, wage/salary/compensation administration, benefits, demotion, layoffs and dismissals and application of policies) because of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, family or marital status, language, socio-economic status, genetics, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, active/reserve duty or veteran status or disability (including HIV).


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