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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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Latest Addition to the Library

Why Aren't More Students With Disabilities Graduating On Time?

As a teenager, Michael McLaughlin wanted to go to college. He had several disabilities, including dyslexia and bipolar disorder, which threatened to make the road ahead more difficult. He sometimes

Trump Taps New Special Education Chief

The nation may soon be getting a new top special education official. President Donald Trump said this week that he will nominate Johnny Collett to be assistant secretary of education for

Vigil Honors People With Disabilities Killed By Loved Ones

PITTSBURGH — Brenda Dare is sick of going to funerals for people with disabilities and hearing others say that the person who died is in a better place.  “What better

FDA Seeks Input on Autism Treatment

Federal regulators are looking for insight from people with autism and their families as they consider the need for new drug treatments to address the developmental disorder. In a notice

Monitor Wants Mountains of Detail to Push Compliance with RI Olmstead Concent Decree

If the state of Rhode Island were building a network of roads to help adults with developmental disabilities get to their jobs, town libraries, or classes at the local Y,

With Talk of Medicare Changes, Waiver Services May Be At Risk

The Trump administration is planning to fundamentally alter Medicaid, a move that could mean big changes to everything from health care to home and community-based services waivers for people with