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Dr. Winnie Looby appears on #vted Reads, talking disability justice.

In the latest episode of #vted Reads, the disability studies certificate coordinator joins host Jeanie Phillips in discussing the book "Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice".


Listen to or read the episode here

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CDCI Celebrates First Annual UVM Research Week

Jesse Suter and Valerie F. Wood were among the CDCI researchers sharing the findings of recent research studies -- and their impact in the Vermont legislature and elsewhere -- at celebrations of research around campus. 

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The CDCI's Vermont PBIS project was the recent focus of a two-part series by WCAX-Channel 3 News.

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"We're looking to do everything we can to change the environment that's going to set students up for success," said BEST co-director Amy Wheeler-Sutton in the piece. "Rather than trying to change individual students' behavior."

Watch the series on WCAX Channel-3