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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

Teaching At-Risk Youth in Trauma-Sensitive Education Environment

Bill Baccaglini is the President and CEO of The New York Foundling. The New York Foundling is one of New York's oldest and largest child welfare organizations.  Baccaglini wrote this article titled "Teaching

Special Education Training Efforts To Get Millions

Shaun Heasley, writer for disabilityscoop, posted this article which talks about the U.S. Department of Education, and how they are dishing out millions to support parent training and professional development

Feds: Most States Failing To Meet Special Ed Obligations

Michelle Diament, writer for disabilityscoop, released an article around which states across the country are fulfiling their obligations under the IDEA. Reports indicate that less than half of states are

For Students With Disabilities, Transition From High School Brings Unique Challenges

"For Students With Disabilities, Transition From High School Brings Unique Challenges," is an article written by Peter Balonon-Rosen that highlights the state of Massachusetts. Specifically, the states self-advocacy and higher

Lawmakers Act to Improve Foster Care

Vicki Spriggs is a writer for Express-News out of SanAntonio, Texas. Her article, "Lawmakers Act to Improve Foster Care," provides a snapshot of Texas' children service system. Spriggs speaks to

Training Opportunity: Learn How To Facilitate Person Centered Planning Tools

The National Center of Innovation and System Improvement Training Opportunity: Facilitating Person Centered Planning Tools – MAPs & PATHs  These day long face to face training sessions will take place at