Links to Related Resources


This site links visitors to other organizations and resources on information for individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families. Please send AUCD any suggestions for additional links.


Assistive Technology

  • Accessible Event by Serotek

    Company that makes meetings, lectures, and webinars and other events instantly accessible to the blind, deaf, and blind/deaf members of the audience, staff, or classroom.

  • Accessworks

    Knowbility's employment program providing technology services to government agencies, schools, and businesses delivered by people with disabilities working from home or office.

  • Assistive Technology Journal

    An applied, scientific publication in the multi-disciplinary field of technology for people with disabilities, whose purpose is to foster communication among individuals working in all aspects of the assistive technology arena.



  • The AASPIRE Gateway Project

    The Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE) Gateway Project is a collaboration between Oregon Health & Science University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Portland State University, and the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network. The Gateway Project aims to serve as a gateway to research that is committed to inclusion, respect, accessibility and relevance

  • Real People, Real Jobs

    This new website from the Institute for Community Inclusion highlights the employment successes of people with Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) who are working in paid jobs in their communities. Stories represent a variety of categories such as interagency collaboration, self-employment and job creation/negotiation.

  • rethink autism

    rethink autism offers parents and professionals immediate access to effective and affordable Applied Behavior Analysis-based treatment tools for the growing population affected by autism spectrum disorders.


Health Care





  • National Society of Genetic Counselors

    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communication. Local and national continuing education opportunities and the discussion of all issues relevant to human genetics and the genetic counseling profession are an integral part of membership in NSGC.

  • Dear Colleague Letter was sent to Chairman and Ranking Members
    of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

    Senators Chris Murphy, Richard Blumenthal and Sherrod Brown signed on to a Dear Colleague letter to Chairman Roy Blunt and Ranking Member Patty Murray of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies in support of the funding level requests of the Protections and Advocacy Systems, DD Councils and University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

    pdf File FY16 Disabilities Council Sign On Letter.pdf [download]
  • Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ 4th District) sent a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations
    Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agenceis

    Representative Chris Smith, Cochairman of the Coalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE) wrote a letter requesting a $2million increase for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.

    pdf File FY16 LEND.UCEDD Approps.pdf [download]

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