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AUCD 2014, Washington DC



Schedule Congressional Appointments Today!

We hope that while you are in DC for the #AUCD2014 Conference you will schedule time to meet with your Members of Congress. We want your Senators and Representatives to hear directly from you about your work and why it is important to people with disabilities in your state and nationwide. We also need to build new congressional champions on disability issues. You will need to call your Members to schedule the meetings before you arrive. If you haven�t already done so, we suggest that you do this as soon as possible but at least a week in advance. Making appointments and meeting with your Members is easy! Just follow our simple steps...


AUCD Announces 2014 Trainee Scholarship Recipients

AUCD is proud to sponsor 20 trainees with scholarships to the AUCD 2014 Conference. The trainees selected come from 17 centers, and represent both LENDs and UCEDDs in over 10 disciplines.


AUCD Announces 2014 Emerging Leader Scholarship Recipients

The Emerging Leader Scholarship Fund was established to support emerging leaders in the AUCD Network with an emphasis on self-advocates, family members and early career professionals. Recipients receive a travel scholarship and registration funds for the AUCD Conference in Washington, DC, where they gain valuable opportunities in networking, mentorship, and professional growth.


AUCD 2014: Which concurrent session will you be attending?

You will have a hard time choosing which concurrent session to attend because they are all pretty fantastic. AUCD2014 features nearly 50 concurrents in over 25 hot topics including advocacy, clinical service, postsecondary education, employment, self-determination, and leadership!


AUCD 2014: New Plenary Speakers Confirmed

AUCD is pleased to welcome several amazing plenary speakers to our 2014 Conference! Don't miss out on these engaging speakers, register today!


Introducing AUCD 2014

November 9-12: Washington, DC

The 2014 AUCD Conference theme reflects our goal of achieving an elevated level of engagement with our respective and collective communities, networks, and well beyond in order to better inform, enhance, and enrich the work we all do to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

The Power of Engagement is reflected in changes we have made to the conference format to offer attendees more time to connect with one another and with the information presented. This year, we launch a series of poster symposia, where posters will be grouped and showcased together by common themes. We look forward to seeing how this more comprehensive model serves in deepening engagement with the work displayed.

Ink your calendars, get your submissions in, and make travel plans accordingly to participate in this engaging event that will serve in keeping our work relevant and our vision strong.



2013 Conference in Review

Get a flavor of what to expect at AUCD 2014!

See AUCD 2013 in review by pressing “play” above, or viewing directly on the Flickr website here (