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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Occupational Health

Program Looks To Turn People With Disabilities Into Entrepreneurs

Michelle Diament from disabilityscoop recently published "Program Looks To Turn People With Disabilities Into Entrepreneurs," an article that looks at a new program being developed by staff at the University

Center Provides Work, Paychecks, Identities for Many with Disabilities

Emilee Bench is a writer for Deseret News out of Salt Lake City, Utah.  Her recently published article called "Center provides work, paychecks, identities for many with disabilities," looks inside

States Offered $15 Million To Spur Disability Employment

"States Offered $15 Million To Spur Disability Employment," written by Shaun Heasley for disabilityscoop is a resource explaining new funding available for state workforce agencies. Read the informative article now! 

Person-Centered Planning Series

Join Rhode Island's guru for person centered planning, Ken Renaud, for this four part series that provides a practical, in-depth and detailed training on person-centered approaches to helping individuals with

Advocates Fight To Keep Sheltered Workshops For Workers With Disabilities

System changes are happening all over the country as it pertains to individuals with disabilities, particularly the changes surrounding sheltered workshops. This article, written by David Sommerstein out of North

Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops

Michelle Diament, avid writer for disabilityscoop, the premier source for developmental disability news, recently wrote "Feds Take Aim At Sheltered Workshops."  Diament's article introduces a draft rule that the United