There are 44,000 working-age Vermonters with disabilities, but only about half are employed. Several organizations are working together to help those Vermonters find jobs while also helping employers make jobs more accessible.
The new rules result from a settlement announced Friday in Vermont Legal Aid’s lawsuit against the state. Although happy with the results, both sides of the dispute say the work is not over.
A young man with cerebral palsy, and a drive for independence.
The Human Rights Commission found reasonable grounds that Waterbury town officials illegally discriminated against a 10-year-old boy by failing to accommodate his emotional disability.
The Vermont Senate has passed a revised version of a bill requiring employers to accommodate pregnant women in the workplace. The Senate passed H.136 in a voice vote Wednesday. The […]
A transgendered man living with cerebral palsy, his insights challenge existing notions of what is “normal and natural."
On Dec. 12 and 13, Vermont PBS is rebroadcasting John Killacky's documentary “Holding On” in which three couples talk about how their relationships changed when disability entered their lives.
Women with disabilities often have to fight against two forms of discrimination, one related to disability, the other to gender.
Expenditure and enrollment data show that the cost of treating aging and disabled people is driving up Vermont’s Medicaid spending.