Cindy Thomas, MS, CCRC

Institute for Community Inclusion/ UCEDD
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-287-4312
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: April 30, 2020

Cindy Thomas

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Community Education Director
Specialty Resource Contacts: Employment Services
Discipline(s): Rehab Counseling
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: Boston College, BA

Boston University, MS

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor


Cindy Thomas is the coordinator of employment services, training, and technical assistance at ICI. She has over 25 years of experience providing employment services for individuals with significant disabilities and directing state and federally funded projects. As a project director for a number of Massachusetts-based federal grants, she oversees a variety of employment-related training, technical assistance, and systems change initiatives at ICI. She has extensive experience working with the vocational rehabilitation system, the workforce development system, and community rehabilitation providers on strategies to improve employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. She has also presented locally and nationally on employment issues.

Prior to joining ICI, Cindy worked in several direct service roles. She has served on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations serving individuals with disabilities and the community at large. She has an M.S. in rehabilitation counseling and is a certified rehabilitation counselor.