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The Act Early Ambassadors from the Northeast States have news to share on the Northeast Regional Developmental Screening, Referral and Response Conference scheduled on May 21 and May 22 in Hartford, CT. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to exchange national and state information on early identification, developmental screening, referral and response strategies and time for state teams to enhance state autism plans. Each state invited up to fourteen stakeholders committed to early identification, developmental screening, and referral and response activities. Breakout sessions are woven in to the agenda to allow time for state teams to gather and identify two to four strategies and outcomes to enhance their state autism plan.
As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one of the continued areas of discussion about services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has been around residential supports. In this joint paper, AUCD and AAIDD provide an accessible summary of the research from the past 30 years and recommendations for residential services.
AUCD is currently seeking a Director of Finance and Grant Administration to oversee all financial aspects of the Association and is responsible for the flow of financial information to the Executive Director, Board of Directors and, where necessary, external parties such as grantors, investors or financial institutions. This position will provide direction and leadership on a wide range of finance and grant/contract management activities in support of the Association and network's strategic priorities and mission. The office is located in downtown Silver Spring, MD, one block from the red line Silver Spring Metro station.