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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Workforce Development

Autism Genes May Be In All Of Us

Genetic variants responsible for autism exist in varying degrees throughout the population – both in those on the spectrum and among typically-developing individuals – a new study suggests.

Employment Dips For Those With Disabilities

Despite strong overall hiring, the number of Americans with disabilities on the job took a slide last month, federal data indicates.

Autism Without Fear: Don't Get TOO Excited About Autism Employment Initiatives

Over the last five year, many new non-profits (and for-profits with consciences) have formed to answer the 75-855 unemployment rate endured by adutls on the autism spectrum.  Furthermore, these fledgling

Whitehouse to Seek Nearly $6 Billion for Youth Employment

The Obama administration, in its budget request due out next week, is including a multibillion-dollar ask to help bolster job opportunities for young people, including high school students. The proposal

Judge Orders Back Pay for Individuals Working in a Sheltered Workshop

A judge has ordered Seneca Re-ad Industries Inc. to pay more than $54,000 in damages and back pay after ruling that the sheltered workshop wrongly set subminimum wages for three

DOL Decision on Section 14(c)

Read about a judge's ruling for three Ohio individuals with disabilities whose pay was unfairly calculated.