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Job Posting-Summer Program Facilitator

Please submit cover letter and resume to Laura@snsc-uv.org. Hours: Temporary 35 hours a week Dates: Mid-July to August with the possibility to extend                 The Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We genuinely value a diverse workforce and inclusive culture and aim for a hiring […]

Person first vs. identity first language

In the 1970’s, the person first movement aimed to empower people with disabilities by emphasizing their individuality and personhood, rather than their disabilities. Person-first language offered a way to do that. In daily conversations person-first language separated the person and the disability and focused on the person. Many parents and professionals have been trained to […]

Letter to the Community re Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Dear SNSC Community, SNSC has always been committed to building a community where everyone has opportunities and support to pursue their goals and aspirations; this is our mission on behalf of all individuals with disabilities and their families. A continuous string of terrifying events has brought back into sharp focus the fact that Black, Indigenous, […]

Green Mountain Self-Advocates have released a new resource on COVID-19 for individuals with ID/DD.

Green Mountain Self-Advocates have released a new resource on COVID-19 for individuals with ID/DD. This resource is an 8-page booklet about the Coronavirus written in plain language. It was created by and for people with developmental disabilities. It focuses on “need to know” information. Please check out and share the  English Version and Spanish Version!

SNSC Statement of Family Separation

In light of the separation of children from their parents or other caregivers and the living conditions of the detained children and threats of further deportation and family separation, a statement from SNSC’s spoke people, the Executive Director and Board President follows. — For 40 years the Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) has proudly stood […]

Announcing the Launch of NEW Special Needs Registry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                          Wednesday, February 20, 2019 The Lebanon Police Department and the Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) announce the launch of a new Special Needs Registry, a program to help emergency responders identify and respond to vulnerable residents with special needs. This is a voluntary program in which special needs community members of […]