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AUCD 2017 Registration is Open!

Deadline: October 20

The power of our collective voices working together to sustain vital supports and services for people with disabilities and their families cannot be denied. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a seasoned professional, the AUCD Conference provides countless opportunities to share with and learn from colleagues across the network and beyond.

 
 

AUCD 2017 Scholarships Available for Emerging Network Leaders

Application Deadline: September 6

Emerging Leader Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to emerging AUCD Network leaders: self-advocates, family members, trainees, and young professionals; to attend the AUCD Conference. The AUCD Conference is a unique forum where emerging leaders will be able to learn from, share with, and network with hundreds of scholarly and community leaders in the fields of developmental disabilities, community organizing, public health, leadership, and much more. Current network leaders have found the AUCD Conference to be a momentous opportunity in their career as they get introduced to the leaders in the field and energize their career and leadership. This one event provides a national and international forum for exploring the latest developments in the field and connecting with peers and mentors.

 
 

AUCD 2017 Scholarships Available for Network Trainees

Deadline: September 27

AUCD is pleased to announce the availability of 20 trainee travel scholarships of up to $500 each AND 4 trainee volunteer scholarships of up to $500 each to support AUCD Trainees in attending the AUCD Conference. Scholarships are available to (a) current trainees and (b) former trainees presenting work conducted while a trainee. The AUCD Conference is an amazing learning and networking opportunity, and we're excited to support you in attending.

 
 
 

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.