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.
Successful Strategies in Moving Long Term Unemployed to Employment and Self Sufficiency
Arianna Skibell, writer for The Hechinger Report, posted this article on disabilityscoop. She states that "for those with autism, up to nine out of ten adults are unemployed or underemployed."
This article, written by Edward Lee out of The Baltimore Sun/TNS, was recently highlighted through disabilityscoop. Lee offers readers an inside look at a program, established by Jared Ciner, that provides
Shannon Gilchrist, writer for disability scoop, highlights a town in Ohio that is making a difference in the lives of students with a disability. Read the article in full now, click
"Where Young People Found Work This Summer," written by Mike Maciag out of the GOVERNING, speaks to how many young people found jobs this summer, and the industries where they
Shaun Heasley, writer for disabilityscoop, highlights the state of Oregon and how they are agreeing to cut the number of adults who work in a sheltered workshop over the next
John Buntin, writer for GOVERNING, talks about America's prisions and how they are filled with people who suffer from mental illness. He expands his article to talk about a judge