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 the communities of their choice.

We provide:

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


Service Projects

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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. Here they are, listed from A-Z.

We support


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

We teach

Research & Evaluation

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The CDCI partners with people with disabilities in conducting research on how to improve access and inclusion in communities. We publish our findings regularly and invite collaboration from many different areas of study.

We study