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

Collaborating Our Way to Stronger Veteran Employment

Steve Cooker is a blogger for the Huffington Post, sharing a variety of topics with his readers. "Collaborating Our Way to Stronger Veteran Employment" highlights how the employment situation for


This offering teaches job development strategies which increases successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.  Job Developers will be trained based on the core competencies of the Association of Community

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

After 25 Years Of ADA, Workplace Struggles Remain

Lorraine Mirabella is a writer for the Baltimore Sun Times and author of this article highlighted on disabilityscoop. Mirabella speaks to the Americans with Disabilities Act and mentions the impact

States Urged To Promote Competitive Employment

In this article, writer Shaun Heasley speaks to the idea of Employment First - and how states across the country are being urged to adopt the policy. Read the article, click

Commentary: For people with disabilities, 25 years under the ADA has opened a new world

Marca Bristo is the CEO of Access Living, a disability services and advocacy organization, and co-chair of ADA25 Chicago, a regional partnership initiative leveraging the 25th anniversary of the ADA