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The Justice Index


The Justice Index is a snapshot of the degree to which best practices for ensuring access to the civil and criminal justice systems have been adopted across the country.

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National Disability Rights Network

NDRN’s mission is to promote the integrity and capacity of the P&A/CAP national network and to advocate for the enactment and vigorous enforcement of laws protecting civil and human rights of people with disabilities.

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Why Kids Leave The E.R. With Concussions

NPR - March 10. 2014

Emergency rooms could do a lot more to treat children with concussions, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Shireen Atabaki, one of the study's lead authors, explains.

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A word game to communicate in any language

Ted.com - Feb 2013

While working with kids who have trouble speaking, Ajit Narayanan sketched out a way to think about language in pictures, to relate words and concepts in "maps." The idea now powers an app that helps nonverbal people communicate, and the big idea behind it, a language concept called FreeSpeech, has exciting potential.

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AARP Medicare/Medicaid Information

AARP publishes all the current information you will need to navigate the Medicare/Medicaid maze

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2013 Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands Annual Report

Download the 2013 Annual Report for the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands.

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VI Alert

VI Alert is a local warning system that allows residents to receive ongoing alerts on weather, earthquakes, public health issues, beach closures and other important information. Virgin Islands residents may register their home, fax, mobile phone number or e-mail address to receive the information at: www.vialert.gov.

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DRCVI Voter Survey

We want to know about your voting experience! Please take about 2 minutes to take the DRCVI Voter Survey.

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Priorities Survey

We want to know what you think! Please take about 5 minutes to take the DRCVI Priorities Survey.

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Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) is the only territory-wide advocacy organization established by Congress that provides legal services to eligible persons with disabilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was created on October 1, 1977 and was then known as the Committee on Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc., and later as Virgin Islands Advocacy, Inc.There are a total of 57 protection and advocacy organizations for each state and territory of the United States.

DRCVI is a member of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN). Collectively, NDRN is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services for people with disabilities in the United States.