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 Research Puts Limited Focus On Services, Lifespan Issues

A new federal report finds that fewer dollars are going toward studying services and the needs of those on the spectrum as they age. Spending on autism research across the country

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.

Feds Aim to Improve Academics Among Students with Behavior Issues

Federal education officials are taking new steps to address the academic needs of students with disabilities who have significant behavior challenges. The U.S. Department of Education says that many kids with

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.

College Psychology Classes Often Overlook Disabilities

Psychology classes at many universities pay little - if any - attention to disabilities, creating a missed opportunity to educate young people on interactions with this populations, researchers say.  In

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