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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Behavioral Science's Growing Role in Making Government Work Better

This article is from the GOVERNING and written by Sharman Haley. In "Behavioral Science's Growing Role in Making Government Work Better," Haley addresses how a strong focus on human factors can be

Miami's Model for Decriminalizing Mental Illness in America

John Buntin, writer for GOVERNING, talks about America's prisions and how they are filled with people who suffer from mental illness. He expands his article to talk about a judge

White House Launches Program To Fight Heroin Epidemic

On Monday, August 17th, the White House announced new funding to fight the heroin problem gripping New England and other parts of the country. Listen to the story and view

State Officials Plan For New ABLE Accounts

Meredith Rodriguez, writer for the Chicago Tribune and contributor to disabilityscoop, discusses how states across the country have enacted the ABLE legislation and are makig the plans as user-friendly as

Mental Health Awareness: A Reminder to Maintain Sensitive and Compliant Policies

Susan Byellin is a writer for WeComply - a Thomson Reuters business, a Compliance Blog that offers information on an abundance of rich topics. "Mental Health Awareness: A Reminder to

Hiring People With Disabilities Is a Smart Decision

Natalie Szrajer, writer for Myrtle Beach Online, highlights a young man who continues his search for employment despite his challenges. Szrajer also mentions the good business sense around hiring an