University of Vermont

Join us for CDCI Media Night April 21

Postcard for media night

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion invites the public to a Media Night April 21, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m at Mann Hall Auditorium. We will view a series of short films exploring the lives of Vermonters with disabilities. Susan Ryan, Executive Director will introduce the films produced by CDCI, and lead a short discussion. Come join us as we look at living with disabilities, from different perspectives. Refreshments and will be served. Parking is available at Mann Hall.


Video Presentation: Bringing Universal Design for Learning to Life: The UDL - UVM Consultation Model                    (4:15 - 4:45)

The UDL@UVM Project seeks to create opportunities for successful learning for all students, including those with learning challenges and disabilities. This video introduces a collaborative consultation model designed to assist faculty in designing teaching strategies that are based on the neuroscience of learning. Students and faculty using UDL practices, and UVM’s president, Daniel Fogel, share their perspectives on UDL for UVM.

Video Presentation: Continence Training: the Importance of Teamwork        (4:45 - 5:15)

This video explores a variety of perspectives on teaching toileting skills to individuals with disabilities. A parent, physical therapist, speech and language professional, behavior therapist and special educators share their perspectives, highlighting the importance of teamwork in teaching independence.

Video Presentation: Life Histories of Older Vermonters with Disabilities        (5:15 - 5:45)

In this video three older Vermonters with disabilities share, in their own words, what it was like to grow up in Vermont, in their towns and in institutions.

For questions call CDCI at 802-656-4031.