The CISI 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 CISI Library will be updated frequently as new promising practices are identified.
The CISI 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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Community Based/Supported Employment

National Outlook of Employment within Intellectual/Developmental Disability Population

Employment has been recognized as an important goal for improving the lives of adults with an intellectual (ID) or developmental (DD) disability. This study, done by the University of Massachusetts

The Employment First Blog: Employment Systems Change

The Employment First blogs are written by national subject matter experts and provide an engaging and thoughtful dialogue on key topics.  In this article, written by Doug Crandell and Paige

Man with a disability succeeds at work, will give thousands to charities that gave him job, friends

Philadelphia, PA. Jonah Selber, who was born with a developmental disability, is a longtime, successful employee of Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals where he serves as an office assistant in the Information Systems