Congress has returned for its Lame Duck session; Tom Price nominated for HHS; Passage of 21st Century Cure; ESSA Guidance; AUCD Conference; and more
Can you believe its Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All 100th episodes?! To celebrate this milestone, Sara Luterman, communication assistant at AUCD, interviewed Liz Weintraub, advocacy specialist about her thoughts and dreams for Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All. In case you missed last week's episode, Liz provided a preview of the upcoming AUCD Conference, which will take place from December 4-7. Liz highlights important sessions and opportunities to learn more about disability policy at the conference.
Betsy DeVos to lead the Education Department; House will vote on the 21st Century Cures Act; Complex Rehabilitation Technology Update; final regulations to implement provisions of ESSA; and more
Location: Washington, DC
The State-of-the-Science Conference under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) will be held February 13, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington DC. This conference, Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice, will discuss data collection strategies in the morning sessions and practical applications of disability data in the afternoon. Will be to bring together scientists, administrators and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.