Who We Are
For more than two decades, The Institute has been driven by a mission to make a positive difference - built on a respect for differences - in the lives of the people we serve. As a private, non-profit human service and educational organization based in Vermont, we provide treatment and supports to people with special and educational needs throughout New England and in Maryland. Consultation and training programs to families, schools, human service organizations, and governmental agencies across the United States complete our comprehensive system of services.
Our Services Begin with Commitment to the Individual
By addressing the unique needs of each person, we are able to provide successful services to people with a variety of diagnosis throughout the course of their lives.
The Institute evolved in response to the social policies of the 70’s and 80’s, when thousands of people with developmental and psychiatric disabilities left institutions and returned to their local communities. Read more ...
Our Beliefs about the Individuals We Support
The Children and Adults We Support
The Institute provides services to people of all ages who experience special learning, behavioral, medical, and neuropsychiatric problems often referred to as developmental disabilities.