Public Policy

 

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayPresident�s full FY 2018 budget; National Institutes of Health funding; Update on AHCA; Lifespan Respite; Career and technical education; Disability Integration Act; and more

 
 

Letter to House Committee - Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

recommendation to the committee

AUCD is pleased that the House of Representatives is working in a bipartisan fashion to reauthorize and improve the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. In this letter, AUCD offers improvements to strengthen this Act.

 
 

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayUpdate on AHCA; Compliance Extension for Settings Rule; ESSA Implementation; Civil Rights action Lifespan Respite Reauthorization; and more

 
 
 

Events

Policy Education and Systems Change Advocacy as a Federally Funded Program

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

In this time of heightened civic engagement, political activity, and significant policy changes at the federal and state levels, AUCD network programs increasingly find themselves in a politically precarious position - balancing requirements around trainee and community education against limitations put on federally funded programs. In this webinar, AUCD technical assistance staff will review a summary of federal guidance on how UCEDD, LEND, and DBP programs should and should not engage in advocacy on behalf of and in partnership with people with disabilities and their families. They will use the federal guidance to outline a spectrum of systems change activities possible for individuals and centers/programs. A veteran director will then discuss how his center/program has operationalized this guidance, with attention to potential pitfalls.

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2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location: Azusa, California

The 2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability will be held in Azusa, California, June 5-8, 2017 at Azusa Pacific University. The Institute brings together academics, theologians and others to explore the inclusive intersections of faith and disabilities.

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AUCD Leadership Academy

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Sunday, June 25, 2017 - Friday, June 30, 2017
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in partnership with the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the inaugural AUCD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY. The academy will be held on the downtown GSU campus in Atlanta, Georgia on June 25-30, 2017.

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Now Accepting Proposals for 2017 AUCD Conference

 
 

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