AUCD Welcomes New Assistant Virtual Trainee

Brandon Eddy, MA CCSLP from the Oregon LEND will assist AUCD's Virtual Trainee (VT) to build a virtual network among our network's trainees. The AVT will help plan activities for the trainee network, brainstorm new ideas to get trainees talking and collaborating, and carry out tasks specific to these efforts.



Aggies on the spectrum (TX UCEDD)

Students, staff seek to create new club for Autistic Adults

A new student organization is paving the way for students with autism to have their voices represented on campus.


Public Policy


CCD Response to the President's FY 2017 Budget Request

CCD is encouraged that the Administration's Budget for FY 2017 maintains investments in many important programs that support the health and well-being of people with disabilities, preserves the structure of Medicaid, and recognizes the need for a balanced approach to deficit reduction while calling for important investments in early childhood, employment for people with disabilities, caregiver supports, veterans services and health care. There are many exciting proposals in the budget that will result in greater independence for people with disabilities, and CCD will work with Congress to restore cuts to vital services and supports and to build on investments for improving the lives of people with disabilities.


Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All - Jay Ruderman

This week Liz Weintraub, AUCD's advocacy specialist and host of Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All, interviews Jay Ruderman, the President of the Ruderman Family Foundation, about Jewish Disability Awareness Month and how the principles of the ADA can be applied to religious institutions more effectively.


Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every Monday

President is expected to submit his budget request for the Fiscal Year 2017 to Congress tomorrow; Senate HELP Committee will hold a markup tomorrow of several health-related bills; On Wednesday, the House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing on "Next Steps for K-12 Education: Implementing the Promise to Restore State and Local Control", and more



Systemwide Solutions for Developmental-Behavioral Concerns

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join to learn more about how leaders in health, education, and social service sectors can boldly address our nation's capacity crisis in a system-wide manner.

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Education for All: An Evening with AUCD

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Location: The Carnegie Library- 801 K Street, NW, Washington

Education for All: An Evening with AUCD will be the first of what will be an annual celebration honoring the AUCD network's accomplishments and, more importantly, the millions of people with disabilities who benefit from them. On March 2nd, we will shine the spotlight on our impact promoting inclusive disability policies and improving education outcomes for children and youth with disabilities.

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2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute

2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - Friday, March 4, 2016
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington VA

The 2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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