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

Organizational Change Forum: Sheltered Workshop Conversion to Community Employment

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Location: Burlington, VT

Join us for this dynamic event focused on employment for individuals with disabilities. Hear from leaders who have aligned federal, state, and local systems and agencies to move from sheltered work to offer exceptional community-based employment supports.

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2017 National Lifespan Respite Conference

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017
Location: Huntsville, AL

The theme for the conference, Take Off with Respite, is not only a nod to the incredible history of the space industry in Huntsville, AL, also known as Rocket City USA, but also reflects the mission of respite care services. To take off is to move forward quickly, rise to meet challenges, heighten awareness, and push innovation. This phrase can also mean to take a break, relax and rejuvenate. The conference will create the "space", inspiration and momentum needed in order to prepare our organizations to take flight in the mission to support the nation's family caregivers.

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2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 - Monday, November 20, 2017
Location: Boston, MA

The Summit will bring together 1,000 people from a variety of sectors including: tech, policy, human services, fashion, education, social justice, business, housing, advocacy and more to network and share best practices. Our goal is to inspire, motivate, and arm attendees with the know how to keep up the work of advancing full inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. These two days will be packed with over 15 panels and plenaries!

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