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Nominate a Colleague for an AUCD Award

Deadline: June 30

We know the depth, breadth, and expertise of our trainees, advocates, professionals, and partners is extraordinary and deserving of recognition. In preparation for this year's conference, we invite you to Lift Your Voice and nominate someone who truly inspires you.

 
 

Seeking Conference Proposal Reviewers

Deadline: May 19. Timeline of Work: June 15-July 15, at your own pace

AUCD is seeking 60 network members to serve as reviewers for proposals received for the AUCD 2017 Conference. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the network while working to ensure a top-notch conference. All the work is done on your own time, at your own pace, in the comfort of your own chosen location, and online. We are committed to having diverse review teams, including self-advocate and family and trainee representation. Please consider serving as a reviewer AND pass this invitation along to others who you believe would be good reviewers.

 
 
Liz Weintraub shares an exchange with Senator Bob Casey, while Shawn Aelong looks on in the background.

Building Our Future: Election Outcomes and What's Next

At our 2016 Annual Meeting, prominent members of Congress spoke about priorities for the coming years, as well a post-election debrief and ideas on the potential directions of the new Administration.

 
 
 

AUCD Conference Experiences

 

AUCD 2015 Impressions, Day 2

by Sara Luterman

Everyone deserves to have access to an environment where they can develop the skills they need to be more independent adults, regardless of disability status. College is a great place to do that, if we'll give people a chance. Time and time again, it's been proven that given opportunities, people with disabilities can do extraordinary things.

 
 

AUCD 2015 Impressions, Day 1

by Sara Luterman

Privilege is not a uniform unit of advantage in a cheerful candy shell. There are a thousand different types of people who are underserved in a thousand different ways.