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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

Autism Speaks Retooling Scientific Agenda

Less than a year after dropping references to finding a cure from its mission statement, Autism Speaks is looking for input amid a revamp of its scientific priorities. The national nonprofit

Schools Accused of Denying Disability Services

The nation’s largest school district is being accused of failing to provide speech therapy, occupational therapy and other legally-mandated services to students with disabilities. A federal lawsuit filed late last week

CVS Opening Mock Stores to Train People With Disabilities

CVS is ramping up its efforts to hire people with disabilities with a slew of new mock stores designed to help train this traditionally-underemployed demographic. The pharmacy chain said it will

Autism Wandering Bill Advances in the Senate

Federal legislation aimed at providing tracking devices and resources to those with autism and other developmental disabilities who are at risk of wandering is moving forward. The U.S. Senate’s Committee on

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