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VCDR’s 2016 “End of Session” Legislative Report

Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights                            VCDR’s 2016 “End of Session” Legislative Report The mission of VCDR is to advance the human and civil rights of people with disabilities to ensure full and equal participation in all aspects of community life and the political process.   From the VCDR 2016 Legislative Platform The Vermont Coalition for […]

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Webinar: Transition from Adolescent to Adult Health Care (8/31)

Transition from Adolescent to Adult Health Care, Wednesday, 8/31 from 10 – 11 am. Register now. Presenters will explore how to begin the discussion about transitioning adolescents to adult models of care, including steps to begin the transition, timelines, transition care documents, differences in child and adult models of care, and tips/guidelines to consider. This webinar […]

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Input Needed for the Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PADD) program

  Disability Rights Vermont together with the Disability Law Project are drafting priorities for the Protection & Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PADD) program for the upcoming fiscal year and we need your help! These priorities serve to focus the work of the agencies and are developed from input from peer organizations, the community, and staff. […]

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Newspapers Now Accessible Through NFB-Newsline

Newspapers Now Accessible Through NFB-Newsline A free service for individuals with disabilities makes local and national newspapers available to Vermonters. Beginning on July 1st , Vermonters who are blind or visually impaired – or who have other disabilities which make utilizing print media difficult or impossible – now have access to more than four hundred publications including national newspapers, breaking […]

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Webinar: Personalized Learning Plans (6/29)

Personalized Learning Plans: Exploring the Relationship Between IEPs, 504 Plans, and Educational Support Systems.  Wednesday, 6/29, 10-11 am. Register now. Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) are now part of Vermont’s educational systems. This webinar will offer an opportunity to explore the relationship between PLPs, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), 504 Plans, and Educational Support Systems. Learn about the […]

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Exciting News! Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program

We are elated to announce that Vermont Family Network has been selected to be a part of the exciting and innovative “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program, designed to create revenue streams for local nonprofits like us. For every blue Good Karma “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag bought in support of our cause at the Williston Hannaford during the month of January, […]

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