Preventable Deaths at Central Virginia Training Center

dLCV’s investigation into Urinary Tract Infection related deaths revealed a worrying trend at Central Virginia Training Center. Read our full report.

Click here to read our 2017 Virginia General Assembly Legislative Highlights.

Twitter Public Input Survey (1)

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Special Ed Conference FB APP (6)

Have you ever wondered what your child’s rights are under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)?

We invite you to come explore your child’s journey through Special Education in Virginia. Our interactive training will teach you how to advocate for your child using information from federal law, state law, and the Virginia Department of Education.

Space is limited to 30 registrants and is first come, first served. Don’t hesitate, register today!  Click here for more information or to register.


Crisis in Virginia…are you or your loved one affected? Let Virginia know if you are falling through the cracks. Click here to learn more and submit an online self-advocacy complaint.

Effective CommunicationWelcome to the dLCV’s new video series, “Ask the Expert.” We will feature a new video each month, with answers to those questions from someone you can trust.

What does the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require for people who can not hear?

Lip reading, sign language interpreters, passing notes … it’s all so confusing! When someone is deaf or hard of hearing, what can you do to make sure that you have effective communication? It’s time to Ask the Expert!

Treatment Failures at CCCA: Lack of Trauma-Informed Care

Seclusion and Restraint
dLCV investigated a complaint about the abusive use of restraint received at CCCA. In the case, dLCV received a report that a fourteen-year-old male resident of CCCA was injured during physical restraint and use of the ERC.  Watch the video here!  Read our full investigative report, the Commonwealth’s response, our press release and more.