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10/14/2014

White House Honors Disability Employment Champions of Change

Ten people from across the country were honored as Disability Employment Champions of Change at the White House on October 14, 2014 for their efforts to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

 
 

10/16/2014

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.

 
 

10/14/2014

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!

 
 

10/14/2014

Dr. Bryant-Claxton Named Executive Director of the Institute for Disabilities Studies (IDS) (MS UCEDD)

Dr. Beth Bryant-Claxton brings a wealth of experience as a clinical psychologist and administrator into her new role as executive director of The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies. Dr. Bryant-Claxton joined the Institute for Disabilities Studies (IDS), Mississippi's University Center for Excellence in Research, Education and Service (UCEDD), on Oct. 6.

 
 

10/14/2014

Dr. Joann Yuen Appointed Director of the University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies

Dr. JoAnn Yuen will begin her role as director on January 1, 2015. She has been with the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) at the University of Hawaii since 1999 and has served as associate director since 2013. Yuen is the former chair of the COE Faculty Senate.

 
 
 

Upcoming Webinars

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Marketing and Branding your UCEDD: Standing out in your University and the Community  Copy to Calendar
Thursday, October 23, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Monday, October 27, 2014

AUCD Unleashed: The Power of the AUCD Network for Trainees  Copy to Calendar
Monday, October 27, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
Location: Webinar

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Health Literacy Principles and Adult Education Strategies to Engage Families in Early Intervention Services  Copy to Calendar
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

 
 

Public Policy

 

AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers appropriations, IDEA, child care, the Disability Treaty, and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

 
 

AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers federal budget projections, accessibility in Medicare and Medicaid, Higher Education Act, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, family support, and veterans mental health.

 
 

AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers appropriations, employment, the Disability Treaty, ABA therapy, and ABLE Act.

 
 
 

Events

Act Early Forum Webinar: Healthy Beginnings System of Care Project

Act Early Forum Webinar: Healthy Beginnings System of Care Project  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 23, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Please join the next Act Early Webinar as we welcome Susan Bertonaschi, Director of Health Promotion at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, to introduce the Healthy Beginnings System of Care project. This project was designed to address the goal of helping young children become and stay healthy, develop well, and thrive socially and emotionally in order to achieve academic success.

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AUCD Unleashed: The Power of the AUCD Network for Trainees  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 27, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
Location: Webinar

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2014 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

The 2014 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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