July is Multicultural Mental Health Awareness Month

July is Multicultural Mental Health Awareness Month

July is nationally recognized now as Multicultural Mental Health Awareness Month, in order to highlight some of the barriers that people who speak languages other than English often encounter. In Virginia, the Community Services Board (CSB) of each county can help connect people who need mental health services with appropriate supports and services. The National

The Effects of Skill Training on Preference for Children with Severe Intellectual and Physical Disabilities

The Effects of Skill Training on Preference for Children with Severe Intellectual and Physical Disabilities

#RESEARCHTHURSDAY Shout-out to VTCC Alumni Maliha Zaman, who was a co-author on this 2014 research paper that was published in the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities in October 2014. The authors discuss helpful approaches to identifying preferred items for individuals with severe intellectual and physical disabilities (SIPD), which is great information for parents, therapists,