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

Advisory Committee Announced by US Labor Department

The United States Department of Labor announced the establishment of a National Advisory Committee.  This committee will focus on increasing competitive integrated employment for those with disabilities.  To read the

Family Navigators Pathway to Employment

Join us at the CEA for Family Navigators - Pathway to Employment.  This informational session will take place on Tuesday September 30th, 2014 from 5:30 - 7:00pm at the CEA, 662 Hartford

Help People With Disabilities Tap Their Abilities

An article released on September 19th 2014 from the Huffington Post highlights the employment journey of a young man and the changes in legislation that have created more opportunities for

Student-Run Coffee Shop Teaches Valuable Life Skills

The Patriot Java Stop at Patapsco High School in Dundalk, Maryland, is a student run coffee shop that allows individuals with special needs to practice integration using skills they have

Hiring Americans with Disabilities

On August 27th 2014 CNBC interviewed Rodger DeRose, Kessler Foundation CEO, and Gregory Wasson, Walgreen CEO and President.  The topic of discussion revolved around what hiring people with disabilities means