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Disability Rights of the U.S. Virgin Islands – 2014 Annual Report

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How Do You Motivate Kids To Stop Skipping School?

It seems like a no-brainer: Offer kids a reward for showing up at school, and their attendance will shoot up. But a recent study of third-graders in a slum in India suggests that incentive schemes can do more harm than good.

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Disability Status Report U.S. Virgin Islands

Download the Status Report for the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Employment and Disability Institute at the Cornell University ILR school.

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Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

After years of grappling over the issue, the private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

So you finally get the chance to meet one on one with your child's teacher — now what?

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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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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.