Location: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
Thank you to all who attended and participated in the 2012 AUCD Conference! We had a great time learning and sharing the newest in promising practices and innovations that shape the lives of people with disabilities and their families through research, policy, education, and service. We continue to post additional session materials, photos, and wrap up items on the conference website and in the app, so check back often, and save the date for Nov 16-20, 2013.
Location: Westminster, CO
The mission of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities is ?to catalyze and integrate advances in science, engineering, and technology to promote the quality of life and independent living of people with cognitive disabilities?. The agenda for the conference and a link to register will be posted by June 1, 2012.
Location: Washington, DC
The 2012 National Convention and International Forum includes informative sessions from experts in the field, social events, and networking opportunities. This year the Arc has partnered with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide to offer an international perspective on community living.
2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) World Congress
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
The 2012 IASSID World Congress, "A World of Potential," will bring approximately 1,500 delegates from around the world to Halifax. The conference will offer several plenary addresses about major advances in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences related to intellectual disabilities. Presenters will share recent research findings in more than 200 concurrent sessions.
Location: Charlotte, NC
The 136th annual meeting of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), Research*Practice*Policy, will be held June 19-20 with pre- and post-conference sessions on the 18th and 21st. The conference will provide information on cutting edge research, effective practices, and policy initiatives. Plenary sessions, panel presentations, special interest group meetings, poster presentations, and more make this conference a great opportunity for sharing expertise in the areas of research, practice, and policy relevant to promoting improved outcomes for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. More information and a detailed schedule are available on the AAID website.
11-17-11 - 11-18-11
Location: Gaylord National Harbor Hotel: Washington, DC area
The Summit 2011 "Real Jobs--- It's Everyone's Business" aims to increase the number of people with intellectual disabilities in the workforce. By providing innovate approaches to created integrated employment, this interactive conference will encourage attendees to seek a successful career of their choosing. The Summit will include several speakers from Federal Agencies and Government Agencies to provide information on how to make employment a reality.
AUCD Pre-Con Workshop 3: Incorporating a New Self-Assessment Process on Self-Determination in Plan Development for UCEDDs
9:00AM - 11:30AM
Location: Crystal City, VA
This pre-conference workshop focuses on a new UCEDD Self-Determination Self-Assessment Checklist developed by the National Gateway to Self-Determination: National Training Initiative. It will also provide strategies and resources for using this checklist to incorporate self-determination in the development of UCEDD 5-year plans.
Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City - Crystal City, VA
The 2011 conference marks the 40th year of AUCD and will celebrate past accomplishments as well as plan for the future. The conference provides opportunity to share strategies and research in developmental disabilities and to continue the journey toward equity and excellence.
Location: Kansas City, MO Westin Crown Center
The DCDT 2011 Conference will focus on the importance of taking control of your future. It will include several useful sessions and presentations on how to transition to adulthood and how to seek employment and vocational opportunities.
1:00pm EST - 2:00pm EST
This webinar presented the tools, resources, activities and publications developed by the National Gateway to Self-Determination (NGSD). The overall goal of NGSD is to establish a sustainable, evidence-based training system that enhances self-determination training programs that lead to quality of life outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the lifespan.
Location: Newark, DE
An intensive week-long leadership conference for the next generation of leaders, where individuals hear from the experts what is necessary to become a great leader.
Location: St. Paul, MN
This year's annual conference, centered on Inclusive Communities, will feature professionals sharing guidelines on the effective practices, research and updated policies regarding the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topics covered at the conference include: aging, education, employment, person centered supports, community access and many more.
Location: Bethesda, MD
This three-day conference includes today's most crucial health topics surrounding people with disabilities. Day one will focus on understanding health status and access as well as the needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities. On day two speakers will discuss training needs and the proper treatment and care for individuals with disabilities. Day three will include topics such as community and family supports and encouraging health and supports.
YAI Network's 32nd Annual International Conference "Bridges to Success in Developmental and Learning Disabilities"
Location: New York, New York
An Annual International Conference where 3,000 attendees come together to discuss insights and issues surrounding developmental and learning disabilities. A variety of workshops will be held on various topics such as Challenging Behavior, Transition and Life Planning. Speakers from all over the world will share different perceptions.
Location: Denver, Colorado
The 35th Annual TASH Conference will be in Denver, Colorado - December 7- 11, 2010. The conference will focus on encouraging inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, at school and in the community. The conference will include several half-day workshops such as, "Supporting all Young Children within Inclusive Early Child Programs," "Designing Individualized Behavior Support Strategies," and "What Does the Future Hold? Making the Transition to Support Adulthood" plus a self-advocate forum and community living sessions and more than 150 peer reviewed sessions.