The Association of University Centers on Disabilities, located in Silver Spring, MD, is a national, nonprofit organization that promotes and supports the national network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice through research, education, leadership, and services for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities.
Federal Funding and Fiscal Policy; Medicaid and Long Term Services and Supports; Health Care Reform; Combating Autism Act; Developmental Disabilities Act; Family Support; Research and Data Collection; Education; Employment; Rights; Transportation; Social Security; Tax Policy. AUCD calls upon Congress to work in a bipartisan fashion to address the pressing needs of our citizens with disabilities. Gridlock has serious consequences for these individuals.
The Trainee Welcome Guide welcomes new trainees to the AUCD network, helps them understand the depth and breadth of the network they are a part of, and outlines some of the many benefits and resources available to them so they can maximize their time as a trainee in one of AUCD's member programs. A membership card is included to solidify trainee identification as a "card-carrying member" of AUCD.
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) programs were developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau to achieve a vision for the 21st century that, "All children, youth, and families will live and thrive in healthy communities served by a quality workforce that helps assure their health and well-being." This brochure describes the LEND program and it's highlights in interdisciplinary leadership training, faculty and trainees, and network activities.
This brochure outlines the functions and recent accomplishements of the nation's 67 UCEDDs, all of whom are members of AUCD, and the locations of each.
AUCD advocates for legislative issues that are critical to individuals with disabilities and their families. Legislative priority issues are developed bi-annually by the AUCD Legislative Affairs Committee and the Board of Directors based on the association's vision and mission as well as input from the entire network, including individuals with disabilities and their families.
This brochure highlights the work of AUCD's Cooperative Agreement with CDC's NCBDDD. Highlights include RTOIs, Fellowships, State Disability and Health Grantees, and Autism Summits
This brochure describes MCH Training Programs and their mission of interdisciplinary leadership training.