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Library

The NCISI Library is a critical vehicle for sharing up-to-date information on the reforms that are happening within the state and across the country, as well as research and best practices in the area of supported employment and full inclusion of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
The NCISI Library will be updated frequently as new promising practices are identified.
The NCISI Library will also archive videos of consumers, family members and people within the state who have a perspective on improving the lives of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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Education

Feds Disclosed Schools Under Investigation for Disability Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education is making it easier to find out when a school is under investigation for violating the civil rights of students with disabilities. For the first time,

Schools Accused of Denying Disability Services

The nation’s largest school district is being accused of failing to provide speech therapy, occupational therapy and other legally-mandated services to students with disabilities. A federal lawsuit filed late last week

Why Aren't More Students With Disabilities Graduating On Time?

As a teenager, Michael McLaughlin wanted to go to college. He had several disabilities, including dyslexia and bipolar disorder, which threatened to make the road ahead more difficult. He sometimes

Trump Taps New Special Education Chief

The nation may soon be getting a new top special education official. President Donald Trump said this week that he will nominate Johnny Collett to be assistant secretary of education for

Disability Advocates Threaten to Sue Over Special Education Cap

AUSTIN, Texas — Disability advocates this week threatened to sue the Texas Education Agency unless the state permanently ends its special education enrollment benchmark within the next month. The advocates

Study: Exercise May Cut Behavior Issues in Half

Researchers say there may be a simple way to reduce challenging behaviors among those with autism and similar disorders during the school day — add in some exercise.  A new