Words Matter

People holding up signs saying "get rid of the R word"

This resource is a blog post. Max Barrows talks about the Respectful Language Bill proposed by Green Mountain Self-Advocates. It was passed into law in Vermont in 2014. He explains…

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Bill of Rights

GMSA is working hard to help self-advocates in Vermont know what their rights are and learn how to stand up for them. As part of this goal, GMSA wrote and…

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Video – Dignity of Risk

This resource is a video. People with developmental disabilities have the right to dignity of risk. Max Barrows from Green Mountain Self-Advocates describes the concept of dignity of risk.

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