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What is Assistive Technology?

What is Medicaid?

What is Medicaire?

What is Special Education?

Who can Serve as a Guardian?

What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

~Quesitions asked and answered in Your Rights as a Vermonter with TBI

DRVT Publications

You may open, download and print all our publications or you may order them from Disability Rights Vermont if you need larger quantities. All of our publications are free of charge for individuals. All of the publications listed below are in .pdf format.

guide2016 Voter's Guide for People with Disabilities

Updated Edition Published in 2012 supported by the Dept. of Health and Human Services under the Help America Vote Act.

Disability Rights Vermont, Inc. (DRVT) is an agency that received money from the U. S. Congress under HAVA to help make sure people with disabilities get the information they need to vote and are not discriminated against when casting their ballots. This guide is one project DRVT is doing to provide that help. In it you will find information about your rights as a voter. You also will find information for each of the offices to which we elect people, for example, the Governor..

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A Guide for Crime Victims with Disabilities

Originally Published 2014
This publication was made possible by funding through the U.S Attorney's Office, District of Vermont.

This booklet gives general information about how to navigate the criminal justice system if you are a crime victim with disabilities.

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Services & Information for Vermonters who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Originally Published October 2013
This publication was made possible by funding through the PAIR grant from the Rehabilitation Services administration.

This booklet gives general information about services and contacts for people in Vermont who are Deaf or hard of hearing.


survivor_book_cover2012 Voter's Guide for People with Disabilities
Updated Edition Published in 2012 supported by the Dept. of Health and Human Services under the Help America Vote Act.

Disability Rights Vermont, Inc. (DRVT) is an agency that received money from the U. S. Congress under HAVA to help make sure people with disabilities get the information they need to vote and are not discriminated against when casting their ballots. This guide is one project DRVT is doing to provide that help. In it you will find information about your rights as a voter. You also will find information for each of the offices to which we elect people, for example, the Governor.

guideSurvivor's Guide to Overcoming Disability Barriers: A Guide to Overcoming Barriers to Employment and Housing and Obtaining the Benefits you Need

Originally Published September 2006
Updated Edition Published October 2013 supported by the Social Security administration (SSA).

In November of 2003 an exciting and motivated group of people with disabilities came together to share their personal stories, their sources of strength and their tricks-of-the-trade for living with disabilities. They were supported and encouraged by staff of Disability Rights Vermont and the Vermont Center for Independent Living, largely folks with disabilities themselves.

survivor_book_coverTaking Charge: Tools and Tips from the Self-Help & Psychiatric Survivor Movement in Vermont

Originally Published in 2002
Updated Edition Published in 2007 supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Vermont Bar Foundation.

This book was conceived, dreamed up, and nagged into being by a group of psychiatric survivors who wanted Vermont Protection and Advocacy (P&A) now Disability Rights Vermont to create a self help and survival guide for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. It took a long time to be born.

survivor_book_coverTBI: Traumatic Brain Injury; Your Rights as a Vermonter with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Originally Published in 2007
Updated Edition Published in 2014 supported by the Dept. of Health and Human Services.

This book was the result of a collaboration between the staff of Vermont Legal Aid and Disability Rights Vermont and is used for a series of legal clinics around the state. This book won the 2008 most popular grant product award. It is a comprehensive guide for people living with a Traumatic Brain Injury in Vermont covering subjects such as: health care programs and services, abuse and neglect, employment, guardianship, social security benefits, etc...

survivor_book_coverYour Rights as a Vermonter Diagnosed as Having a Mental Illness

Originally Published in 2001
Updated Edition Published in 2010 supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Vermont Bar Foundation.

If you are receiving some type of mental health treatment and/or have been diagnosed as a person with a mental illness you do not lose any civil or human rights. Many people incorrectly believe they lose their rights because of a mental illness diagnosis or because they are being held for treatment. This booklet is written to provide you with information so that you can know, exercise, and protect your rights.

survivor_book_cover2010 Voter's Guide for People with Disabilities

Originally Published in 2008
Updated Edition Published in 2010 supported by the Dept. of Health and Human Services under the Help America Vote Act.

Disability Rights Vermont, Inc. (DRVT) is an agency that received money from the U. S. Congress under HAVA to help make sure people with disabilities get the information they need to vote and are not discriminated against when casting their ballots. This guide is one project DRVT is doing to provide that help. In it you will find information about your rights as a voter. You also will find information for each of the offices to which we elect people, for example, the Governor.

survivor_book_cover2014 Voter's Guide for People with Disabilities

Originally Published in 2008
Updated Edition Published in 2014 supported by the Dept. of Health and Human Services under the Help America Vote Act.

Disability Rights Vermont, Inc. (DRVT) is an agency that received money from the U. S. Congress under HAVA to help make sure people with disabilities get the information they need to vote and are not discriminated against when casting their ballots. This guide is one project DRVT is doing to provide that help. In it you will find information about your rights as a voter. You also will find information for each of the offices to which we elect people, for example, the Governor.