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AUCD 2013: Promoting Inclusion in an Increasingly Diverse World

 

This year's AUCD Conference theme promotes our network values of inclusion of all persons with developmental and other disabilities in community life and engages the network in conversation and practices to ensure our work reflects the changing cultural and linguistic landscape in our Centers and States.

 
 

See AUCD 2013 in review by pressing “play” above, or viewing directly on the Flickr website here (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aucd/collections/72157638590068583/).

 
 

AUCD Conference Opening & Closing Plenary Videos

Were you inspired by the opening and closing plenary speakers at AUCD2013? Did you want to find out more about what they said about diversity, equal opportunity, or CRPD? You're in luck - you can watch the plenary sessions in their entirety, or download the transcripts! Simply click the image below to visit the WebAbleTV website to access the material.

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News

 

12/12/2013

AUCD 2013 Awards Presented to Outstanding Individuals

18 awards were presented to network members and friends at the 2013 AUCD Conference. AUCD is incredibly proud to recognize those who have made exceptional contributions to the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

 
 
Members of the 2013-2014 AUCD Board of Directors at the 2013 AUCD Conference in Washington, DC

12/9/2013

AUCD Welcomes 2014 Board of Directors

Located in every U.S. state and territory, AUCD members are all part of universities or medical centers. They serve as a bridge between the university and the community, bringing together the resources of both to achieve meaningful change. The Board of Directors is comprised of members of the AUCD network elected by the membership: six individuals in leadership positions, seven individuals who serve as Chairs or Co-chairs of the Councils of AUCD, one individual representing network trainees and fellows, and four members at large.

 
 

12/4/2013

2013 Conference Materials Available

Select presentations from AUCD2013 are now available (at the discretion of the presenter)! View the conference agenda at left, and select the day/time of the session in which you're interested. Most materials can also be viewed from the AUCD 2013 conference app on Guidebook.

 
 
Leslie Cohen, JD (right) accepts the gavel from outgoing AUCD President Julie Fodor, PhD at the 2013 AUCD Conference.

12/4/2013

Leslie Cohen, JD, Inducted as President of AUCD

Ms. Cohen is Director of the Sonoran UCEDD at the University of Arizona and will serve as President of the Board for the 2013-2014 year. The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is a membership organization that supports and promotes a national network of university-based interdisciplinary programs conducting research, training graduate students, and serving people with disabilities and their families.

 
 

11/21/2013

AUCD 2013 Conference Survey

Survey Closes 12/06

While it's still fresh in your mind, please take a couple of minutes to give us feedback on AUCD 2013 so we may continue to improve and enhance the conference. What did you love? What should we think about changing? Suggest a theme, topic, or speaker for next year! Questions about the app are included on the survey and we look forward to your feedback on its usefulness.

Take the conference survey here, or access the survey on the second screen of our app under "Conference Evaluation."

 
 

11/19/2013

Conference Conversation with our Federal Partners

AUCD was pleased to welcome several of our Federal partners to speak with conference attendees this morning.

 
 

11/18/2013

AUCD 2013 is off to a Great Start!

The AUCD 2013 conference kicked off this weekend and is already full of energy and spirit!