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.
Join Rhode Island's guru for person centered planning, Ken Renaud, for this four part series that provides a practical, in-depth and detailed training on person-centered approaches to helping individuals with
System changes are happening all over the country as it pertains to individuals with disabilities, particularly the changes surrounding sheltered workshops. This article, written by David Sommerstein out of North
Michelle Diament, avid writer for disabilityscoop, the premier source for developmental disability news, recently wrote "Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops." Diament's article introduces a draft rule that the United
Thomas E. Perez, Secretary for the United States Department of Labor, released a news press around furthering the Disability Employment Initiative. Perez states $15 million in Disability Employment Initiative grants
Michelle Diament, writer for Disability Scoop, crafted an article around statistics released from the United States Department of Education regarding graduation rates for students with a disabilitiy. Read the article now, click
Karen Maserjian Shan, a freelance writer for Poughkeepsie Journal out of New York State, highlights a company that strives to provide opportunity for those with a disability to work in