• UVM Autism Collaborative receives $350K for rural autism outreach

    Funds support improving autistic family voice in Vermont healthcare

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UVM Autism Collaborative receives $350K funding for rural autism outreach

The funds, through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program, will support outreach around Vermont, to empower autistic youth, adults and their families as leaders in the research needed to address their current healthcare challenges.

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Updated Green Mountain Emergency Preparedness Toolkit now available

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With the help of a local self-advocate, we've updated our Green Mountain Emergency Preparedness Guide to include information for keeping your service animal safe during an emergency.

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