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Vermont Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Project Recognizes 27 Exemplar Schools, Releases Annual Report

Vermont Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (VTPBIS), part of CDCI’s Building Effective Support for Teaching Students with Behavioral Challenges (BEST) project, has a lot to celebrate this season! The team has recently released its annual report and has recognized 27 Exemplar Schools in the state of Vermont.

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Left to right: Noah Britton, Jack Hanke, New Michael Ingemi and Ethan Finlan


Free Comedy Show: Asperger's Are Us

Hosted by Mansfield Hall, Vermont Family Network, the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, and the College of Education and Social Services, Asperger's Are Us will be coming back to Vermont for a comedy show at 7:00pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Mann Hall Auditorium. 

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Upcoming Event: From Presence to Contribution: Strengthening the Inclusion of Students with Complex Needs in the Regular Classroom and Curriculum

Presenter:     Erin Sheldon, M.Ed.; AT and literacy consultant; CEO, Integration Action for Inclusion

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Top row left from right: Sarah Launderville (Vermont Center for Independent Living), Kristen Murphy (Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council), Karen Topper (Green Mountain Self Advocates), Jesse Suter (Center on Disability and Community Inclusion). Bottom row left to right: Amy Roth (Developmental Disabilities Services Division), Ed Paquin (Disability Rights Vermont).


Vermont DD Leaders Join National Community of Practice on Cultural and Linguistic Competence

In their statements condemning the violence and hate exhibited in Charlottesville, VA last month, both the Association of University Centers on Disability and the University of Vermont urged individuals to remember and act in accordance with the missions of these institutions, founded upon respect, inclusion, and responsibility. ...

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