Promoting inclusion for people with disabilities, enhancing student learning and faculty scholarship since 1974.

We believe in a future where all people, including people with developmental and other disabilities, are fully included in their homes, schools, and communities.

We provide:

to ensure people with disabilities and their families can live their lives as they choose.



Projects: an icon of an open hand, palm up, on which floats a gear.

CDCI coordinates more than 20 projects in working towards an inclusive Vermont. Our projects cover such topics as early intervention, continence training, supported employment, and trying out assistive technology. Search by topic, or view them all in alphabetical order.

CDCI Projects A-Z

Academics & Research

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Our faculty, staff, and affiliates teach in person and online, creating innovative courses, and researching the effectiveness of our programs. We offer a graduate certificate in disability studies, and support Think College VT, encouraging students with disabilities to attend UVM.

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Partnerships: an icon of two hands clasped together.

The CDCI is guided by a Community Advisory Council of people with disabilities, their families, and other organizations. We also partner with other organizations around Vermont, and nationwide.


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