Speaking out for People with
 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Severe Autism - Video and Panel Discussion

We are proud to feature a video on Severe Autism, created by Dr. Gloria Satriale, Executive Director of Preparing Adolescents and Adults for Life, Secretary of the National Council on Severe Autism, and a member of VOR. Following the premiers of the video, there was a panel discussion featuring advocates from the National Council on Severe Autism, VOR, and Together for Choice.

COVID-19 Hospitalization Form

Michelle Ballan, PhD, a professorat SUNY Stony Brook, created a COVID Disability Form to help all individuals with IDD communicate their needs in the event of hospitalization. This form is usefiul whether the patient is verbal or non-verbal.
If your loved one is going to the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms, you may fill out this form to provide useful information to his/her medical team.
Yu may download the form from SUNY Stony Brook, or through this link on VOR's website.