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From left to right: Alexandra Wandel (Director and Vice-Chair of the Management Board of the World Future Council, Germany), Elizabeth Sightler (Executive Director, Champlain Community Services, Colchester, VT), Bryan Dague (Research Associate, University of Vermont-Center on Disability & Community Inclusion, Burlington, VT), Lisa Culberston (Employment Director, Upper Valley Services, Bradford VT), and Martin Essl (Founder of the Essl Foundation, Klosterneuburg, Austria)


UVM Faculty Internationally Recognized for Supported Employment Work

As March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we are proud to celebrate pioneering efforts towards inclusion. Dr. Bryan Dague, faculty member at the Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI), housed within the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont, was one of three delegates ...

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Stirling receiving VT Rising Star Award


Former Think College Student Recognized as one of Vermont’s 40 Under 40

Center on Disability and Community Inclusion is thrilled to announce that Stirling Peebles, former Think College student and current Think College Dissemination Assistant, has been recognized by Vermont Business Magazine as a 2016 Rising Star. The Rising Stars program was started in 2010 to show Vermonters—particularly the youth ...

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FASD Awareness Day Campaign Poster


Green Mountain FASD Project to Bring FASD Awareness Day to UVM Campus

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Awareness Day takes place this Friday, September 9th. The day is commemorated throughout the world with the ringing of bells at 9:09am, symbolizing the nine months of pregnancy. After months of fun in the sun, it is important to take a moment and consider the impact drinking can have on a developing fetus. ...

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University of Padua Seal


CDCI and Vermont Italian Club to Host Presentation on Transitioning to Adulthood for Italians with Disabilities

Professor Simone Visentin of the University of Padova (Padua in English) will be visiting Vermont for two weeks in early September.  Dr. Visentin is traveling to Vermont to learn about local practices related to the transition of young adults with developmental disabilities from school to adult life (e.g., post-secondary ...

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