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News from CDCI

02-12-2016

All Students Learning in General Education Classrooms: The Journey Towards Inclusive Education Best Practices in Vermont Conference

Come learn about best practices in inclusive education from Vermont educators at this FREE event! Teams representing students with dual sensory impairments and a variety of educational needs will present in partnership wtih Vermont I-Team consultants. You will have the opportunity to ask them how they adopted new and inclusive ...

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02-07-2016

Vermont Friends of AMBUCS to Host Calcutta on March 5, 2016

Vermont Friends of AMBUCS will be hosting a Calcutta on Saturday, March 5th from 5-11pm at the Saint John's Club in Burlington, Vermont. AMBUCS is a not-for-profit organization that helps people with disabilities acquire adapted bicycles specifically outfitted for their needs. Purchase of 1 ball comes with dinner for two and the ...

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01-20-2016

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announces through Presidential Proclamation of 2011 that January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month. While many view slavery and forced labor as a thing of the past, the trafficking of people for labor, sex, and servitude still persists in the United ...

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01-20-2016

CDCI to Host Charlie Appelstein for a One-Day Workshop

Strength-based practice is an approach to guiding children, youth, and families that is exceptionally positive and inspiring. Its focus is on strength-building rather than flaw-fixing. It begins with the belief that every young person has or can develop strengths and utilize past successes to mitigate problem behavior and enhance ...

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