Disability Community Events
Below is a running list of events of general disability community events. If you have an event you would like considered for this page, please contact AUCD.
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Upcoming Disability Community Events
Location: online course
Think Cultural Health is pleased to announce the release of the Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals (CCPOHP), a free e-learning program that offers information and knowledge about cultural and linguistic competency specifically for oral health professionals, such as dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. The CCPOHP is a 3-course program that will offer eligible oral health professionals the opportunity to gain up to six continuing education credits at no cost to them.
Interested in obtaining an undergraduate or graduate degree in Deaf Studies? Gallaudet University is irrefutably the world's expert on American Sign Language and deaf studies. Having a rich history of being a leader in deaf education for over a hundred years, as well as being the premier educational institution that identified ASL as a true and independent language, it is clear that if you're interested in studying either ASL or the study of deaf people and deaf communities, Gallaudet University is the place. For more information contact Undergraduate Admissions at email@example.com or Graduate Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of South Florida and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities offer a fully online Graduate Certificate in Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This 12 credit hour course of study prepares individuals from mental health, school psychology, school administration, education, early education, and social work to be effective members of the school, early childhood, or individual support team implementing PBS. The program includes classes focused on providing consultation and guiding collaboration, implementing school-wide PBS, addressing behavior challenges in young children, and intensive individualized interventions. For more information visit http://pbs.cbcs.usf.edu.
M.S. in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Concentration in Developmental Disabilities - FULLY ONLINE!Friday, June 6, 2014 - Friday, June 5, 2015
The FCIC and University of South Florida announce a fully online Master of Science degree in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health with a concentration in Developmental Disabilities starting Spring 2015! This degree prepares professionals to understand, apply, and evaluate systems, policy, and evidence-based practices for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. Participants may apply for either a thesis or applied track. For more information on the program and to apply, visit our website http://cabh.cbcs.usf.edu.
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Connect with Autism: Learn and Earn CEUs, Network with over 1000 advocates, individuals with ASD, providers and professionals!
This is one of the largest autism conferences in the United States with over 1,000 attendees close to 100 exhibitors and 100 speakers. Earn CEUs and network with professionals, service providers, and individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. See conference schedule here and register today!
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Location: Baltimore, MD
SPHARC State Grantee Peer-to-Peer Exchange: Screening and Beyond: Improving Systems for Developmental Screening and Early IdentificationTuesday, August 5, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The August SPHARC Peer-to-Peer will take place in Maryland and will be hosted by the Maryland State Autism Grantee team. The Peer-to-Peer is designed to develop skills and build the capacity of State Autism Grantees to be prepared to address emerging MCH issues as they apply to Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. One of the technical assistance areas identified by current grantees is improving screening and early identification.
Location: San Diego, CA
Are you ready "To Boldy Go..."? You're invited to the AACPDM 68th Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, CA. The meeting will provide bold opportunities throughout the program for you to explore new frontiers, both academically and socially.
Location: Indianapolis, IN
These one-day seminars and the two-day conference feature top professionals in the perinatal field. Aimed at the experienced perinatal professional, including: nurses, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, doulas, midwives, and more; this event offers different levels of clinical skills, trending information, and so much more. We are excited to provide two full days that will connect you with some of the best in the maternal-child health field as well as give you a chance to network and meet colleagues from all aspects of perinatal work.
Location: New Orleans, LA
You are invited to enjoy the classic Southern city of New Orleans with The Arc as we network, learn and lead the movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the future. The Arcs annual National Convention is set for September 30 through October 2 in New Orleans, LA with more than 600 people who share your passion for disability issues.
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
The conference theme "The Sooner We're Equal the Better," not only shows our pride as the Sooner State, but it also describes the efforts of self-advocates across America and the globe to enjoy the same rights as any citizen in any community while striving to live independent and fulfilling lives
14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology ShowcaseThursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Broomfield, CO
This conference showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible.
Location: Washington, DC
For more than 38 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.
Location: Washington, DC
The AMCHP Annual Conference is the ideal venue to present your ideas, research, innovative programming, best practices, and effective outreach strategies to MCH and other public health practitioners, directors of state programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers and health care providers.