The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), located in Silver Spring, MD, is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports the national network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practices through research, education and services for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities. AUCD also exchanges information and technical assistance with international affiliates and universities in several countries, including Australia, Great Britain, Spain, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia and is a member of the U.S. International Council on Disabilities.
AUCD Signs MoU with Dubai Community Development Authority to Share Best Practices in Disability Services
The agreement will facilitate the cooperation between CDA and the AUCD to bring the best practices and programs for people with disabilities for the first time to the Middle East. The agreement will also enable advanced consultation and trainings to CDA staff by members of AUCD.
The Institute on Community Integration (ICI) has long shared its expertise internationally. In recent months, Institute staff have connected with new international partners in Oman, Costa Rica, and Siberia to do innovative work focusing on young people with and without disabilities.