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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 Aim to Improve Academics Among Students with Behavior Issues

Federal education officials are taking new steps to address the academic needs of students with disabilities who have significant behavior challenges. The U.S. Department of Education says that many kids with

College Psychology Classes Often Overlook Disabilities

Psychology classes at many universities pay little - if any - attention to disabilities, creating a missed opportunity to educate young people on interactions with this populations, researchers say.  In

Graduation Rates Trending Up for Students with Disabilities

For the third year in row, federal officials say that the graduation rate for the nation’s students with disabilities is on the rise.

Google Pledges Funds For Special Education

"Google is sharing the wealth this holiday season, with a plan to donate up to $1 million to benefit students in special education at schools across the country," says writer

Greater Transparency Urged For College Disability Services

Michelle Diament out of disabilityscoop, posted this article titled "Greater Transparency Urged For College Disability Services." The article explores concerns regarding the nation's colleges offering information about their disability services.

Feds: IEPs Should Align With Grade-Level Standards

Michelle Diament, writer for disabilityscoop, recently published "Feds: IEPs Should Align With Grade-Level Standards." This article highlights language from the Department of Education, clarifying that IEP goals need to align with