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Promoting Mental Health in Schools

A new course is being offered this spring, focusing on promoting mental health in the school system. The course will be taught by Dr. Jesse Suter, Research Assistant Professor with the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion at UVM. It will meet Mondays, 5:05 - 8:05, in Votey 209.

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New Trafficking Course Offered

Dr. Susan Ryan, Executive Director of the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion at the University of Vermont will teach a new course this spring semester titled Trafficking: Sex and Labor Trafficking of Human Beings. The course is designed to give students a better understanding of contemporary human trafficking and ...

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CDCI Council Member Honored at White House

Max Barrows, Co-Chair of the CDCI Community Advisory Council, was honored at the White House on July 27th as a Champion of Change. The event was held as part of the 25th Anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a landmark civil rights law that promises equal access and equal opportunity regardless of ability. The ...

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New Book Explores How to Bring Education Research to the Public

If Michael Giangreco were a lesser scholar he might feel insecure about being known as “the cartoon guy.” But he doesn’t. In fact, he’s enhanced his reputation as a leading academic in the areas of special education and disability by creating cartoons that illustrate his research for a broader audience.

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