Disability Rights Vermont

Lawsuit filed against Vermont Adult Protective Services

Sunday, December 25, 2011Disability Rights Vermont and the Vermont Legal Aid filed a lawsuit against the state of Vermont on December 14, charging that the state is failing to adequately protect people with disabilities from abuse and exploitation. “(Disability Rights Vermont) has been…

Vermont changes Taser policy after incident with man with disability

Sunday, October 30, 2011Disability Rights Vermont has reached an agreement with the Vermont State Police to include people with disabilities as a “special population” in the state’s Electronic Control Device policy, for determining whether someone should be subjected to the use of a…