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COCA Publications

  • A Comprehensive Approach to Transition

    Geared for individuals with disabilities, this paper was produced by members of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) because they want to help people work together to support the self-determined transition of youth to adulthood and community life.

  • Research to Practice in Self-Determination Series

    The Research to Practice in Self-Determination Series describes key issues in the field of developmental disabilities that can be enhanced by considering efforts to promote self-determination. Seven issues will be produced, each focusing on a specific topic: self-advocacy, health, employment, community services, aging, family support, and siblings.

  • Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy Final Report

    In collaboration with the Developmental Disabilities network, self-advocates, and allies, a series of nine regional summits across the country were held in 2011-2012 to promote collaboration, planning, and recommendations at the state and national levels. This report summarizes the goals of the Self-Advocacy Summit Initiative and describes the planning, implementation, findings, outcomes, evaluation, and feedback of the events.

  • Native American Developmental Disabilities Needs Assessment

    This report provides information about the availability of services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) and their families, the needs of DD tribal members and their families, and tribal members' familiarity and contact with the DD Network agencies.

  • Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self Advocacy Report

    In collaboration with the Developmental Disabilities network, self-advocates, and allies, a series of five regional summits across the country were held in the spring of 2011 to promote collaboration, planning, and recommendations at the state and national levels. This report summarizes the goals of the Self-Advocacy Summit Initiative and describes the planning, implementation, findings, outcomes, evaluation, and feedback of the events.

  • COCA Newsletter, September 2008
  • COCA Newsletter, February 2008
  • Consumer Advisory Committees: Recommendations for Meaningful Participation of Individuals with Disabilities and Families

    The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and its Council on Community Advocacy (COCA) collaborated on a participatory action research project exploring meaningful participation and effectiveness of Consumer Advisory Committees (CACs) at University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs).

 
 

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