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CDCI Connects comes out twice a month, featuring news for and by Vermonters with disabilities.


Latest podcast episode:

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This month Chayah Lichtig connects with Hannah Setzer, as they discuss the outrageous things random people say to disabled people.

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Winner of the 2022 Prelock Online Teaching Award

Registration is now open for the Summer 2023 session of Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie's award-winning Global Disabilities course.

Class begins May 22.

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Restorative approaches in Vermont schools

Valerie F. Wood and Amy Wheeler-Sutton are joined by Lindsey Halman in discussing some of real-world implications for restorative approaches in Vermont schools.

Watch, read, or listen to the full interview



Transition for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind Students

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The CDCI CARES Team Hard of Hearing student mentor, India Hoover, has written a comprehensive guide to successfully moving from high school to college as a d/Deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind student.

Get the guide as a .pdf