What is the Client Assistance Program (CAP)?
on 02-Jan-2019 by DRCVI
The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands is responsible for the Client Assistance Program (CAP) in the Territory. This video provides information on what CAP is and how we can help persons with disabilities in the Territory receive the services they need for Rehabilitation Services.
Post-Secondary Vocational Rights and Options for Students with Disabilities
on 02-Jan-2019 by DRCVI
Information regarding university students with disabilities and their rights and resources and information for vocational rehabilitation services post-high school.
What Are Transition Services?
on 02-Jan-2019 by DRCVI
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, schools are required to provide services to students with disabilities that prepare them for post high school life. This video provides a guide for students and their parents on what those services/activities entail.
Forgotten in Paradise - Revisited
on 15-May-2017 by DRCVI
"Forgotten in Paradise" documents the history of mental health care in the U.S. Virgin Islands from past to present. Individuals with mental illness share their stories; while doctors, professionals, activists, and government officials in the Territory discuss the successes and hurdles to overcome in policy and practices.
Façade :30 -- 2014 PSA
on 04-Oct-2016 by recoverymonth
"Façade" represents the realities that people with mental and/or substance use disorders hide from others, and even themselves. The spot emphasizes that when people face these truths and ask for help, they can achieve recovery. The PSA also depicts the importance of supportive relationships for people in recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders. The PSA also encourages viewers to call SAMHSA's National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit www.samhsa.gov/treatment for free and confidential information on prevention and treatment referral.
Please visit http://www.recoverymonth.gov for more information.
Virgin Islands - In Depth
on 05-May-2016 by Grant Video
Virgin Islands - In depth video talking about improvements in the Virgin Islands for those with disabilities
The Special Proposal | World Down Syndrome Day
on 21-Mar-2016 by CoorDown
Watch Salvatore surprise Caterina by asking her to finally realize their dream.
Donate now at :http://www.thespecialproposal.com/
Infants and Toddlers Disability Rights Center of the USVI
on 01-Oct-2015 by DRCVI.org - Cane Bay Films LLC
Children with disabilities, or children with special needs, are defined as “the portion of children with a chronic disease, disability or delay that requires educational services beyond that required generally by children that age.” This short video takes a look at ways parents of children with special needs can advocate and protect their children's rights.
Better to be Human
on 12-Dec-2012 by DRCVI
"Better to be Human" is a heart-touching and wonderfully witty short film that brings attention to the life, challenges, joys, and self-empowerment of people with disabilities. It is an educational documentary that informs the viewer about the rights of people with disabilities and their passion to contribute to our community.
Health Care Reform in the U.S. Virgin Islands
on 06-Sep-2011 by DRCVI
On March 23rd, 2010, President Barak Obama signed in to law the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act known as Comprehensive Health Reform. This lawprovides coverage for all United States Citezens, including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the US Virgin Islands.
35 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities answer the same one question: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?
The production crew for this film included eight people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The film was shot over 5 days as part of Sprout’s Make-A-Movie Program.
Production Assistants: Maxime Burbank, Cesar Casartelli, Seth Ehrlich, Marlon Foster, Michael Greenebaum, Zach Koeber, Dorothy Langdon, Hindy Makowsky, Lucille Payne and Viru Singh.
A Good Life Too
35 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities answer the same one question: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change? The production crew for this film included eight people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The film was shot over 5 days as part of Sprout’s Make-A-Movie Program. Production Assistants: Maxime Burbank, Cesar Casartelli, Seth Ehrlich, Marlon Foster, Michael Greenebaum, Zach Koeber, Dorothy Langdon, Hindy Makowsky, Lucille Payne and Viru Singh.
You can learn more about Alonzo Clemons’s work at www.alonzoclemons.com.