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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More People with Disabilities Seeking Work
After improving significantly, the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities is ticking back up as more people within this population look to join the workforce. Numbers released late last week
Feds Exceed Disability Hiring Goal
Six years ago, President Barack Obama set an ambitious goal to ramp up hiring of people with disabilities. Now, the administration says it has surpassed even its own expectations. The
Federal Court Hearing Sept. 16 Could Test RI's Compliance With DD Consent Decree
The status of Rhode Island’s compliance with a federal consent decree mandating integration of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities is scheduled to go before U.S. District Court Judge John
RI Considers Reorganizing BHDDH; Finding Strong DD Director is Top Priority
The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals may undergo restructuring, if it is determined that a different organization of services would better serve the needs of
Fewer With Disabilties Employed, Data Shows
The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities is edging up as less people in this population actively seek work, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor. Figures
Community for Adults with Disabilities Not Without Controversy
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A housing project for people with intellectual disabilities plans to break ground in the next six months. The founder of Vanguard Landing says she’s made adjustments