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: Washington, DC
The AAPD Leadership Awards Gala provides a unique opportunity for our partners, supporters, and colleagues to show their support of Americans with all types of disabilities while bringing together the national cross-disability community with business and government leadership for one night each year. The 2016 Leadership Awards Gala will be held on March 23, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
Location: Holland, MI
Western Theological Seminary and Hope College are hosting the 7th Summer Institute on Theology and Disability in Holland, Michigan, May 23-26, 2016. Western Seminary is beginning a new certificate program in ministries with people with disabilities under the leadership of Dr. Benjamin Conner. The first Friendship House in the United States is also at Western, a residence for seminary students that also includes adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in shared apartments. Holland, Michigan is on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Ulf Janson, to whom this conference is dedicated, devoted much of his professional life to promoting the rights of young children with disabilities, understanding the nature of social inclusion, and advocating for the full inclusion of all children and their families. In this conference, early intervention is proposed as a basic right of all vulnerable children, and will be explored from many perspectives.