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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Virtual Career Connections
A Job Exploration and Readiness for Middle Schools. CISI Career Connections is a unique pre-ets 10-week classroom curriculum designed for middle school students (14+, IEP, 504). Each week our expert staff conduct virtual group sessions on career readiness and employability skills.
Diversity & Inclusion Training
Fostering a respectful and productive company culture CISI tailors instructional series to meet organizational goals towards an inclusive workplace to benefit employees and customers. Our online and in-person trainings focus on ending stigmas and developing understanding about disabilities, different behavior and communication.
Summer Work Readiness 2020 Impact
Summer of 2020 presented it’s challenges but we continued to work together with the business community and are happy to report our virtual workforce development programs successfully connected students (high-school & college) and adults with disabilities to over 20 employers in the past few months.
Education Department Says Transition Services Must Continue During Pandemic
Federal officials are reminding schools and vocational rehabilitation agencies of their responsibility to work together to help students with disabilities transition to adulthood, even amid the pandemic. In a letter this week to
Majority of School Districts Not Accessible for Students with Disabilities
Thirty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, most of the nation’s public school districts remain inaccessible to students with disabilities, government investigators say. A Government Accountability Office report
Post-Secondary Programs More Inclusive, Report Finds
With an increasing number of colleges offering programs for those with intellectual disabilities, a new report suggests that the programs are becoming more inclusive and leading to better employment outcomes. For