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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Latest Addition to the Library

Disability Employment Champions of Change

The official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor released a post titled "Disability Employment Champions of Change." The post includes a PSA called "Who I Am,"  produced by the

Longview Conference Educates Employers and People with Disabilities on Options

"Longview Conference Educates Employers, People with Disabilities, On Options," is an article written by Richard Yeakley.  It highlights Longview's annual Breaking the Mold conference, which is sponsored by the East Texas Partners

Disability Employment Awareness Month at the State House

Join Governor Chafee and Director Craig Stenning as they recognize Disability Employment Awareness Month.  This gathering will be held on Monday, October 27th from 10:00-11:00am in the State Room at

A Couple Gaining Independence, and Finding a Bond

Dan Barry from The New York Times highlighted the journey of a couple from East Providence, RI who have gained independence in more than one way.  The article, released October

Business Sense and Hiring People With Disabilities

Columnist Randy Lewis for The Seattle Times published an article called "Guest: The return on investment for hiring people with disabilities."  The article highlights a nation wide company that launched

Presidential Proclamation - National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The President released a Proclamation on September 30th, 2014 affirming October 2014 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  Read the statement in full here.