Services: Education, training and technical assistance to adults and children with complex communication needs as well as their families, support staff, educational teams, schools and agencies
Phone: 802-479-5012 (Ext. 546)
Location: Montpelier and Barre, Vermont
Harvey F. Lavoy III has worked for Community Developmental Services (CDS), a Division of Washington County Mental Health Services in Montpelier, Vermont since 1994. He has a B.S. in Special Education and has worked in the field of Human Services since 1973.
Harvey is currently the Director of Communication Training and Resources at CDS and provides education, training and technical assistance to adults and children with complex communication needs as well as their families, support staff, educational teams, schools and agencies. He has been a member of the Vermont Statewide Communication Task Force since 2000 providing statewide training’s, workshops, and conferences to enable adults in Vermont with developmental disabilities to communicate, make social connections, and participate in community life more fully.
Harvey is a member of a National network of Master Facilitated Communication Trainers. He received a Certificate of Recognition as a Master Trainer in Facilitated Communication in 2006 from the Institute on Communication and Inclusion (ICI), School of Education, Syracuse University. Harvey has worked with the ICI on Introductory, Trainer-the-Trainer, Summer Institutes, and Skill Building training programs over the last several years.