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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

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

Disability Advocates Threaten to Sue Over Special Education Cap

AUSTIN, Texas — Disability advocates this week threatened to sue the Texas Education Agency unless the state permanently ends its special education enrollment benchmark within the next month. The advocates

Incentive Program for DD Service Providers Closer to Launch, But Lags Months Behind Court Deadline

Despite some progress, implementation still lags months behind schedule for a Rhode Island program intended to boost employment of adults with developmental disabilities.  Nor does the design of the program