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.

FACEBOOK EVENT-Open House Invitation

Join us for our Open House!

• Thursday, October 26th from 4–6:30pm
• disAbility Law Center of Virginia
• 1512 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23230

Do not miss the chance to tour our office; see and participate in our interactive displays; hear our clients’ amazing success stories; meet our dedicated staff; and learn more about how we assist people with disabilities every day.

[We will also be having a costume contest for kids.]

There will be exclusive giveaways with delicious food! Please RSVP to our Facebook event page or email us at More details will follow.

We look forward to meeting you!


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.